Chris Moncrieff: May must crack the whip at Tory rebels
WHATEVER happened to political party discipline?
With the exception of Stephen Hammond, who was sacked as a Tory Party vice-chairman, the other 10 Conservatives in last week’s hugely damaging anti-Brexit rebellion may be getting away with it scot-free.
The rebellion led to a Government defeat in the Commons, which gravely weakened the Prime Minister in her Brexit negotiations with the Brussels Eurocrats.
Government whips no doubt gave the miscreants a severe telling-off – but other than that, at the time of writing, there seems to be no other form of punishment detectable.
But it is... read more
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