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Watch: Liam Fox blasts ‘crazy’ Lib Dems

1 October 2018

1:02 PM

1 October 2018

1:02 PM

Liam Fox was once a minister in a Tory-Lib Dem government. But seven years is a long time in politics. Now, Fox has changed his mind about his former coalition partners, branding the Lib Dems ‘crazy’:

‘When we leave the European Union, people will no longer regard themselves as leavers or remainers, a few, mostly crazy Liberal Democrats – is there any other sort? They will be the rejoiners. But in the mainstream of our politics, there will not be many rejoiners.’

Fox’s comments on the Tory conference fringe seemed to go down well with activists. But given that Dominic Raab has used his speech today to call for ‘tolerance’ in the Brexit debate, Mr S wonders whether it might be worth Raab having a quick word with his cabinet colleague…


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