Rory walks out – our 15 favourite reactions to Rory Stewart’s decision to leave the Tories

A few weeks after losing the Tory whip for voting to give control of the Commons timetable to MPs, former Conservative leadership candidate and avid walker, Rory Stewart, has left the party, which wasn’t a big shock. Here’s how he announced the news.

What was a little more of a surprise was his decision to stand as a mayoral candidate for London, as an Independent.

Reactions have been varied, but we feel these examples cover the range rather well.

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Writer, actor, and Twitter essential, Alex Andreou put the move into perspective.

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