Anti-war backlash?

Spain dramatically rejects the Conservative government and the new Socialist Prime Minister says that the war in Iraq is an umitigated disaster and that he will pull Spain out of the coalition… Questions – how much did last Thursday (and the Government’s response) have to do with this result? Would this have happened anyway? Either way, what should the UK expect next Spring? And will we have anyone to vote for instead of Tony if the worst happens? It’s a hole that only seems to get deeper…