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Tory MP takes a dig at Theresa May

15 June 2017

5:17 PM

15 June 2017

5:17 PM

Oh dear. Although Conservative MPs are supposed to be rallying around their beleaguered leader as Theresa May attempts to form a minority government, not everyone has received the memo.

Step forward Tim Loughton. The Conservative MP – who ran Andrea Leadsom’s short-lived leadership campaign – has taken to social media to vent his frustration that the Queen’s Speech has been delayed until Wednesday. Given that the new date means Her Majesty will have to miss Ascot, Loughton laments that it was bad enough the 2017 Conservative election campaign isolated the majority of pensions without adding the Queen to the list:


Let’s hope the Queen takes a more forgiving view on the change of date…

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