“We are capable of organising our lives and making those decisions for ourselves. We decide what our risk appetite is.”
Most of the action has been over Covid-related divisions. And most of the dissenters are from older intakes.
Yesterday’s backbench reaction to his Commons statement suggests that most Tory MPs will back his proposals.
Plus: Sturgeon is ridiculous to criticise the PM’s trip to Scotland. And: Now’s not the time for a Coronavirus inquiry.
The unenviable role of humourless teacher trying to discipline an impudent schoolboy was played by the Leader of the Opposition.
The tellers for the Noes were Christopher Chope and Chris Green. The last major Tory rebellion against Government Covid policy was 53 strong.
Johnson behaved like a boisterous middle-aged games master in baggy shorts who constantly assures us that we are almost at the winning post.