QUOTES OF THE DAY.
"Thank you to my friends and colleagues in the Conservative & Unionist Party for your support. I am delighted to win the first ballot, but we have a long way to go" Tory leadership contender Boris Johnson after an overwhelming victory in the first ballot "I think Boris Johnson is one of the most disgraceful politicians in British politics today. He is, tells more lies than the rest of Parliament put together. He deceives employers, his own party leadership, his own MPs now and the British public.
Liberal Democrat leadership contender Sir Ed Davey "I meet and talk to 'foreign governments' every day. I just met with the Queen of England (UK), the Prince of Whales, the PM of the United Kingdom, the PM of Ireland, and the President of Poland" A tweet by US President Donald Trump which was live for 25 minutes before a being corrected "I'm not a politician, I'm just a dance teacher from Dartford, but I think it's rotten. I wish the Government would say 'We gave that, maybe it would be better if we continued to give it" Former Strictly judge Len Goodman on the withdrawal of free TV licences for all over-75s