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Paul Kirkley: How Tories fell in line to get the jobby done over sewage, plus Brexit, The Beatles and masks





Hands up, who had ‘more raw sewage in rivers and seas’ on their Brexit Sunlit Uplands bingo card?

Because that was the charming picture of Britain’s future painted by the government’s new post-Brexit Environment Bill, which all but 22 Tory MPs saw fit to back.

The 'poonami' protest by Little Blue Dot on the River Cam (52778599)
The 'poonami' protest by Little Blue Dot on the River Cam (52778599)

But wait! It seems that, on this issue, we may have found a line that even the British public – bored into submission by what seems like hourly crises, cock-ups and corruption scandals – aren’t prepared to cross.



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