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Liam Fox comes out for coalition

11 September 2012

12:44 PM

11 September 2012

12:44 PM

Missing: One Scottish hardline right-wing Tory. Formerly Secretary of State for Defence, last seen leaving government over some confusion with a business card.

Warning: An imposter was spotted this morning at the soon-to-be-closed St Stephen’s Club in Westminster extolling the benefits of coalition:

‘The idea that coalitions are new in British politics is just ridiculous, as any who has ever worked in the Tory whips office could tell you. The broader coalition within the Tories the better, and the less chance we will need to rely on external coalitions. Come one, come all, everyone is welcome. We need to broaden out.’

Eyeing a journalist from the Guardian, which broke the scandal that forced Fox to leave the Cabinet, he said with a twinkle in his eye: ‘Well, perhaps not everyone…’

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