He is a barrister and Deputy Leader of West Oxfordshire District Council.
Namely, Anthea McIntyre – an experienced political hand who, like the Party Chairman, cut her political teeth in the Young Conservatives.
There’s one undeniable trend among those promoted: they backed the winning candidate.
Mostly Remainers. Almost all May supporters. Majority female. The 21 new intake MPs promoted to PPS.
What does their selection reveal about the Government’s priorities? And why are some other rising stars missing?
The two think-tanks will continue to co-operate on the 48:52 post-EU referedum research project.
Instead of the widely predicted rebellion, only half a dozen Conservative parliamentarians were openly negative. Others preferred to dig into the detail.
What we wrote last March when he said that it was “very much my intention” to contest his Witney seat in 2020.
“It is a future in which Britain’s education system shifts decisively to support ordinary working class families.”
“As we leave the EU, Britain will seek to become the global leader in free trade.”
The Parliamentary Party has just been through two divisive experiences, and there was evidently no appetite for a third.
The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union updates the House.
Two new ConHome columns begin tomorrow.
It’s predominately a tight-knit group of former staffers who’ve worked together before. No change there. But it has a more provincial and state school feel.
Hammond’s leads by a whisker.
Which former aide turned down a peerage? See text (and picture left).