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Ben Wallace and Nadine Dorries, the long goodbye

“History will not remember you kindly,” Nadine Dorries wrote last weekend in her resignation letter to Rishi Sunak. But this is not the only departure that has been looming over the Conservative Party for the past few weeks. On Thursday morning the former defence secretary Ben Wallace handed in his resignation and was swiftly replaced by Grant Shapps, who stepped into his fifth Cabinet position this year.

Rachel Cunliffe, Freddie Hayward, and Zoë Grünewald discuss the implications of the reshuffle for both Labour and the Tories, and whether history will, in fact, remember Rishi Sunak – and Nadine Dorries – kindly.

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