Boris brother signs off Tory abuse

Lib Dem ministers have been peppering their speeches to conference with attacks on the Conservatives and half-hearted jokes at the expense of their coalition colleagues – most of which have struggled to raise a laugh even among the party faithful. But the Tories knew it was coming – because Conservative MP Jo Johnson, brother of the Mayor of London, read the speeches beforehand. When is an attack not an attack? When it’s agreed with the target in advance.