What is a stalking horse?

What is a stalking horse?
 

There could be a leadership challenge coming up if Theresa May backtracks on her hard Brexit pledge.
It’s been reported that Tories have warned she has ‘10 days to save herself’, with senior ministers said to be preparing to demand a vote of no confidence.
Some have mentioned using a ‘stalking horse’ scenario to get the PM out of power – but what does that mean?
What is a stalking horse? The term itself means using a person or object to conceal someone’s real intentions.
Within politics, this would involve a secret plot to put up a candidate to run against the PM.
It originated from the... read more

 
19 June 2017 in Hot News, Views: 36
Source: Metro
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