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George Freeman’s leadership shenanigans

It seems that George Freeman has got his summer flip-flops in early. The (recently departed) science and innovation minister hasn’t had a great few weeks in the Commons recently. First, there was last month’s leadership vote in Boris Johnson in which Freeman initially refused to say which way he had voted. This was then followed by last week’s rather more successful coup against Johnson in which Freeman submitted a public letter of no confidence in the PM . He did not, however, make clear if he was resigning or not, sparking confusion and derision among bemused colleagues and hacks. Having announced that he had, in fact, resigned, Freeman then took