Ken Clarke on Twitter

Live pictures as Nick Boles leaves the Conservative Party.

The oldest politician there knows politics, this wasn’t.

Before I thought the most sensible thing to do was, of course, to vote YES on all the amendments… surely something will win out towards the BENEFIT of the electorate who has no desire to be poorer.

Yet that wasn’t the case.

Alas, no-deal brexit will be the outcome, as predicted by those much more cynical for this utterly cynical and craven time, who knew the power of politicians of every national stripe.