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Charles Walker is not a fan of Boris Johnson. After the prime minister made his pitch to Tory backbenchers on the 1922 Committee about why he should not be ousted on Monday, Walker told him: “There are times when you have driven me wild.”

Since this is the Tory party and you can take the boy out of the public school but not the puerile sense of humour out of the man, this was greeted with a suggestive “Ooooh”, as if it was a scene in Carry on Up the Commons.

But then Walker got serious: “Defenestrating a sitting prime minister is a bloody shocking, horrible, terrible thing and we have to ask ourselves tonight: ‘Can we live with it?’” Johnson’s team began to think

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