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Have Tory MPs forgiven Boris?

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While Boris Johnson’s performance in the Common’s yesterday was seen broadly as tone deaf – thanks to comments about Jimmy Savile and drug-taking on the Labour front bench – he was given a chance to redeem himself at a private meeting with his party yesterday evening. 

‘One of my favourite questions was when one 2019 MP asked if they could reschedule the Parliamentary away day. This received a number of groans from politicians.’ – Katy Balls. 

Today, the Prime Minister leaves the Westminster drama behind him as he embarks on a diplomatic trip to Ukraine. 

Isabel Hardman speaks to Katy Balls and James Forsyth about the mood in the Tory party.


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