WHAT THEY SAY
This is the moment to realise you are going to have to work out whether it’s possible to reach a consensus amongst the MPs and if it isn’t, you exclude the impossible and go back to the improbable, because that’s all that will work – Tony Blair on Theresa May’s Brexit deal.
I have been practising my flounce, I’m not sure I have perfected it yet –
Commons leader Andrea Leadsom after receiving an apology from Barry Sheerman who accused her of “flouncing”.
The last time I toured I was still
smarter than my phone. Things have definitely taken a funny turn, – Ben Elton on his return to standup.
I will be keeping my word to my
town – Liberal Democrat MP Stephen Lloyd, explaining his decision to resign the party whip after promising constituents in Eastbourne that he would support the deal the Prime Minister brought back from the EU. I’ve had one hell of a year... the worst nightmare of my life – movie
mogul Harvey Weinstein.
We can see there’s no political attraction for decision makers breaching planning policy to pander to... an international pariah – Councillor Martin Ford, urging colleagues to reject Trump International Golf Links plans for 550 homes near the US President’s Aberdeenshire course.
Comedian Ben Elton