Will populist Mogg be popping in for a pint?
WHERE would Spy be without the latest edition of Wetherspoon News flopping onto the desk? Boss Tim Martin, who rails against the “metropolitan elite” trying to con the British people out of Brexit, proudly poses for a snap on the cover outside his new pub with, erm, Jacob Rees-Mogg (Eton, Oxford). Rees-Mogg, that man of the people who once proclaimed “vox populi, vox dei” in a BBC documentary, says he “looks forward to visiting the pub again and supporting its success”. We’re sure the comedic Brexiteer IF THE Cityboy pound is any guide, Theresa May is already looking doomed. Spreadbetting firm Sporting Index is predicting a whopping defeat of 164 votes for the PM in next Tuesday’s decisive vote, if it goes ahead. That margin of loss would surely be game over for May. Among the economists, Kallum Pickering at Berenberg puts the chances of a Corbyn government at 30%. Gulp.
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