Just a thought - what is the difference between a backer and a backbencher?
In the case of the Labour Party I would say that the backers are more useful. At least they help the party move forward!
In the case of the Tories, well it is nice that mummy and daddy are so involved with little David's/Tarquin's/Nastasia's (delete or add as appropriate) political career.
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