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How the Tory lockdown rebels are organising to thwart restrictions

Analysis: the Covid Recovery Group of Tory has quickly become an effective operation

Boris Johnson may have breathed a sigh of relief when he survived last month’s Commons vote to approve lockdown 2.0 with 34 Tory rebels lining up against him – but there was a sense it represented the calm before the storm.

Speaking a day after the showdown on 4 November, former Tory minister Steve Baker – a ringleader of lockdown sceptics on the backbenches, who said he had consciously taken his foot off the pedal at the time – made his feelings clear.

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