Downing Street party row exposes rift between Tories in Scotland and England

The fallout from the Downing Street party row is causing an ever-widening rift between Conservatives North and South of the border.

1/14/2022 1:09:00 AM

The Downing Street party row is causing a rift between Tories North and South of the border, after the Scottish Tory leader called for the PM to resign, only to be dismissed as a 'lightweight' by the leader of the House. alextomo reports.

The fallout from the Downing Street party row is causing an ever-widening rift between Conservatives North and South of the border.

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alextomo Being called a lightweight by Jacob_Rees_Mogg. Talk about the kettle calling the frying pan grimyarse... alextomo Some 'light weight ' Tories just south of the border too ! alextomo Some absolutely mental accents down there

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The leader of the Scottish Tories called for the prime minister’s resignation, only to be dismissed as “quite a lightweight figure” by the Leader of the House, Jacob Rees-Mogg. We went to sound out grassroots opinion in the Borders.