I’m friends with all sorts… my dear gran was a Tory

It is possible to be friends with a Tory, says the Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley, though she does surround herself with people who share her moral code

August is a cruel mistress to politicians. Silly season means that if you say anything you will find yourself splashed all over the papers.

This week Labour MP Laura Pidcock said that she would not be friends with a Tory. The reaction to this story would have most people thinking that she had expressed a desire to steal the first-born children of anyone who had ever voted Conservative. And Laura found herself, as More Here…

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/27/my-gran-was-a-raving-tory-and-a-lovely-woman