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Boris Johnson LIVE: ‘Operation Domino’ nightmare as FIVE more Tory MPs poised to defect

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Mr Wakeford said it was “the most difficult decision I’ve ever had to make” to cross the floor of the Commons, but that that the Government’s response to the “partygate” scandal was “not right”. Mr Wakeford’s defection followed months of work, in a plan dubbed “Operation Domino”. Sir Keir welcomed him to the “Labour family”. Sources have told The Telegraph that up to five more Tory MPs could follow Mr Wakeford’s footsteps. If true, it would be another huge blow for the Conservatives.

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