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Davies defects Jun 26

As if to help Ming show how close Labour and the Tories are, Quentin Davies MP (who’s always struck me as a proper old Tory) has defected from the Conservatives to Labour. It’s in the BBC news ticker – will link to the story when it appears.

Update: Here it is.

The MP for Grantham and Stamford, made his decision public in a letter to Conservative leader David Cameron.

He wrote that under Mr Cameron the party “appears to me to have ceased collectively to believe in anything, or to stand for anything”.

“It has no bedrock. It exists on shifting sands. A sense of mission has been replaced by a PR agenda.”

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  1. […] Will Howells notes here, Mr Davies’s switch does rather make the point Ming Campbell noted in his speech this morning: […]