Raab to face the wrath of Dale?

Tory blogger Iain Dale was spitting blood yesterday over the tactics of lobby groups like 38 Degrees in the wake of Raab-gate, yet today it has emerged that Tory MPs - including Raab - have been engaged in precisely the same practice he and Dale both abhor: cloning the same email in replies to constituents.

Tory blogger Iain Dale was spitting blood yesterday over the tactics of lobby groups like 38 Degrees in the wake of Raab-gate, yet today it has emerged that Tory MPs – including Raab – have been engaged in precisely the same practice he and Dale both abhor: cloning the same email in replies to constituents.

Dozens of Tory MPs sent exactly the same email in response to concerns about the BBC being under threat – with Raab himself cloning almost word-for-word the standard Tory response email then sending it on, rather similar to what he’s attacking 38 Degrees members for doing.

The cloned email reads:

“The Government fully supports the BBC and wants it to remain the cornerstone of UK public service broadcasting.

“However, I also strongly believe that the BBC can and should be doing more to ensure value for money for the taxpayer.”

The question now is: will the beacon of the Tory Party blogosphere now turn his guns on these errannt MPs? And will Raab self flagellate?!

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