David Cameron last night urged backbench MPs to to vote against the Government’s controversial plan to let prisoners vote in Westminster elections. The Prime Minister said a huge Commons backlash would send a firm message to European judges about the depth of anger in Britain. But he admitted he and other Government ministers would abstain in the vote on a motion opposing the move on Thursday. Daily Express
Is there no limit to the chicken-shittery? Presumably he is trying to force Fatty Clarke to resign, but what an abject way of going about it.