MP Tracey Crouch: a principled resignation
The Chatham and Aylesford MP blew the whistle on her spell as a minister in a row over delays to her plans to curb the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals.
She was not prepared to sit back and wait for the implementation of her reforms and hinted the government had bowed to pressure from other MPs with certain interests in the betting industry.
The irony was that the government capitulated over its delay under pressure from
MPs of all parties, who threatcall ened to a vote and force a