Government sources tell me that a real war has broken out. Between Philip Hammond and Chris Huhne over the proposed changes to our speeding laws, and not a row that has been sparked by different and legit political views.
As I explained on the BBC News Channel last night, the Tory section of the coalition are convinced that Chris Huhne's people leaked details of the Tory traffic announcement, ahead of it's planned delivery in Manchester next week, as they see it, to undermine the Tories generally, and Philip Hammond personally.
One angry insider told me, "Huhne's a hypocrite. He didn't give a dam about the environment when he was busy getting caught speeding, but now he sees the chance to play politics, he doesn't hesitate to put his points across".
There are real party political differences on whether the speed limit should be raised, but they are all known, so I don't intent to dwell upon these, but I'm told that trust has broken down between the two Cabinet Ministers.
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