SNP's 'secret deal to back Keir Starmer' as they are 'screening' would-be MPs ... trends now
The Mail on Sunday was told that potential parliamentary candidates were being secretly asked if they would back a Labour Budget even if Sir Keir Starmer refused a key Scots Nats' demand on family benefits.
Candidates who declined were ruled out of selection, an SNP insider said.
Last night, Tory chairman Greg Hands declared, 'If these reports are true, it's a blatant case of voter deception.
'It's one thing for the SNP to seek to pull the wool over their own supporters' eyes.
'It's quite another to be complicit in a bid to con the entire British electorate over who would call the shots in an enfeebled Labour administration with no majority.'
The Mail on Sunday was told that potential parliamentary candidates were being secretly asked if they would back a