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Why a Tory lockdown rebellion should worry Boris

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After Boris Johnson announced that England would be put into another nationwide lockdown this Thursday, backbench Tory MPs quickly made their opposition known. Graham Brady, chairman of the powerful 1922 Committee, said the restrictions would be denounced ‘as a form of evil’ if enforced in a totalitarian state. But with Labour’s backing meaning the measures will pass, why should a Conservative rebellion worry the PM? Fraser Nelson speaks to James Forsyth and Katy Balls.


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