Tory MP: Sir George is a 'clever choice' for Chief Whip

The Conservative MP Michael Fabricant, a party vice chairman and former deputy whip, has welcomed Sir George Young's appointment as Chief Whip:


George Young is a clever choice. As Leader of the House he was innovative with the BackBench Committee and he will listen to advice.


Cameron faces confidence crisis

David Cameron is facing a crisis of confidence from his own MPs over the Andrew Mitchell affair, and is under pressure to sack members of his inner circle according to reports in the Sunday Times.