The Tory Leadership: Voices of a party divided
Friday 20 June 1997
Baroness Thatcher, 18 June.
"I find it absolutely bizarre ... They will hand the party to the left" - John Townend, chairman of the Right-wing 92 Group, leaving Redwood and Clarke's press conference, and pledging his support for Mr Hague. 18 June
"The Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact."-
The Hague camp on the Redwood-Clarke alliance. 18 June
"We mustn't be bullied by the right wing into ruling the single currency out" -
Clarke. 15 June
"If we choose a leader who isn't clear on this issue, the war will go on" -
Redwood, 15 June
"I'm incandescent" -
Lady Thatcher on the pact, 18 June
"William Hague doesn't have any clear view about anything" -
Teresa Gorman, 17 June
"..an incredible alliance of opposites which can only lead to further grief" -
Lady Thatcher. 18 June
"One of the most contemptible and discreditable actions by a British politician"
Sir Peter Tapsell MP on Redwood's deal
"..Breathtaking cynicism, this is an alliance built on sand and cannot last." - Norman Lamont. 18 June
"With William, it is just more fudge and dither... John Major Mark 2 .. The worst of all worlds" -
Redwoodites, 17 June
A choice between "a nerd in short trousers and a Heathite rustbucket" -
One Tory Right-winger on his dilemma before the third round. 18 June
"It is an incredible development, it will not stand the test of time, it is a marriage made in hell." -
Stephen Norris. 18 June
"He must be crazy because it will ruin his personal life. I never wanted him to go into politics. He could have had such a comfortable life earning a tremendous amount of money." -
Stella Hague on her son. 14 June
"He has quite a lot of support from a particular wing of the party, but we need a leader that will speak for the instincts of the whole party. No messing around any more."
Redwood on Clarke. 1st June
"No conviction, no passion, no guts and no brains. A Mandelsonian hollowness" -
One of Mr Redwood's leading supporters on William Hague. 3 June
"John would split the party." -
Lilley ally. 3 June
"Major's constantly shifting fudge" -
Hague. 28 May
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