At around 12:35 today:
Carswell refers to the Tory party as “a party that talks Eurosceptic at general elections but ends up agreeing with Michael Heseltine about further integration – the authentic voice of the Conservative Party establishment” and then …
“The Tory Party is an immensely sophisticated political force. It is the most successful democratic organisation in human history …”
“It hasn’t won an election since 1982.”
“It has an enormous sense of survival …”
That brilliantly timed little smile on Douglas’s face sealed Heseltine’s fate: Douglas won hands down.