Former Tory minister Nick Boles has just resigned the Tory whip, blaming the ‘refusal’ of the Conservative party to ‘compromise’ over Brexit. Whether he will join the ‘Tinge group’ is not yet known, as he appeared to leave the Commons chamber rather than ‘cross the floor’.
A Tory voice could clearly be heard calling ‘Nick, don’t go. Come on’ – to no avail.
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