Rory Stewart on having Tory whip withdrawn: 'It came by text'

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Rory Stewart revealed on Wednesday that he was thrown out of the Conservative party by text after rebelling in the Commons. The former Tory leadership hopeful was speaking on BBC Radio 4's Today programme





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A very principled, thoughtful and humane man. Not many politicians of his caliber.

Author — Jasmine Luxemburg

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Awkward if it was in a WhatsApp group. Cummings calling the shots

Author — Beasts

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Well done Boris drain the swamp. These 21 mps should all be facing by elections now too.

Author — George reed

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The UK is turning into a banana republic😃

Author — Therese Nydahl

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Democracy = closing parliament and silencing opposition through threat and

Author — dynamic77

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Stewart is the only person to have a spitting image PUPPET, that's actually better looking than his true self.

Author — Phil Phil

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Mission: make people feel sorry for Rory Stewart.
Mission failed.

Author — idiotsloveboxes

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I thought they would ask for their whip back. Have fun.

Author — Peter Grossett

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Why would it be an "Astonishing moment" ??

Author — Andy c

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I am shocked and very concerned This seems a determined effort to move the Tory part to the far right with an agenda that many of us would associate with tin pot dictatorship.

Author — Jasmine Luxemburg

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A likeable Tory.

No wonder he didn't fit in.

Author — Arfur Fuxxakes

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Rory always backed the deal.We were told getting deal would be easy. He knew it wouldn't be. Boris has not put any alternative deal to Europe. Boris wants an election before we leave as he knows it will be nasty after we leave, when the real negotiations start

Author — Jeremy Atkinson

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You didn't understand the fundamentals of democracy. How could you do the job?

Author — Socialhack

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Why is he surprised? Why would the tories want pro Eu mps. In a new parliament.

Author — Midnight Rambler

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A man who broke his word to those who voted for him and betrayed his Party in the process. Now he wants to harm Boris by splitting the Tory vote for Mayor. Put simply you can vote for a man, Shaun Bailey or vote for an untrustworthy, self opinionated little sh*t named Rory Stewart. Who would you support.

Author — Gross Herman

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A strange silly man likeable but entitled to the point of blunt dullness ....he has had every job title and done nothing!! Probably end up as DG BBC et Al then Oxbridge college etc??? It has to end !!??? Yet.... Vote for this chancer ?!!

Author — Mandy Khoo

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His political career will last a lot longer than Boris Johnson's.


Those who bring the destruction of the UK economy will be chased out of politics.

Author — Public Public

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Rory is ok. I could trust this guy. But. Peter Bone, Jeremy Hunt, Sajid Javid, Tom Pursglove? You are a disgrace, as history will record.

Author — Hugh Jarce

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What an honourable man. Personally, I think him being the leader of the conservatives and becoming leader of the opposition is the ONLY hope for uniting our country - I wouldn't even vote for him, but he's the sole person who understands both sides and wants to bring the country together.

Author — Twat

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"Wenn ist das Nunstück git und Slotermeyer? Ja! Beiherhund das oder die Flipperwaldt gesputt!"

Author — Bob Mama