Jim Pickard @PickardJE Chief Political Correspondent, Financial Times Jun. 21, 2019 1 min read

some people are re-adjusting leadership assumptions but bear in mind that some of this selectorate would give Fred West a generous hearing if he endorsed No Deal

don’t forget the poll this week suggesting most Tory members would tolerate Scottish independence, Northern Ireland joining Ireland, break-up of the Tory party and the sacrifice of their firstborn* to achieve freedom from the yoke of Brussels

* may have misremembered this bit

seems that the punters agree, although Hunt’s betting odds have fallen slightly overnight

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