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Nearly two-thirds of Tory members would back Nigel Farage against John Bercow

1,095 Tory members took part in a vote today on whether they would vote for Nigel Farage or John Bercow if they lived in Buckingham. The result is bad news for Mr Bercow:

FarageVBercowLate this afternoon CCHQ urged the voters of Buckingham to back the Speaker (although party members will be free not to do so).

On BBC Breakfast this morning Mr Farage faced tough questioning on whether he was in a very good position to challenge Mr Bercow's use of expenses.  He was not convincing.  Watch a replay here.

Tim Montgomerie


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