If it was a work of fiction about Parliament you would think I have lost the plot. But this year’s election for the defence committee has produced the strangest bedfellows.
Jeremy Corbyn, feared Leftie Labour leadership contender,a darling with the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament and scourge of renewing Britain’s independent deterrent has nominated the most right wing Tory you could possibly find to chair the powerful Commons defence committee.
He is backer of Julian Lewis, a passionate defender of the armed forces and the greatest defender of spending billions on renewing Trident in Parliament. See his campaign link- he’s on a minesweeper to make his point.
I am told this extraordinary situation has arisen because Leftie Jeremy and Right winger Julian share a joint passion that overrides their contrary views. Both of them want…
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