The number of rebels has risen; it is concentrated among post-2005 intake Tories, and in seats that are either marginal or were until recently.
Posts Tagged: Adam Holloway MP
Some backbenchers are unhappy that people who already have a job as a PPS have been allowed to stand.
Plus: A masturbatory act of self-indulgence on a grand scale. And: The backbone of a goldfish and the principles of a harridan.
Despite the amendment attempt, and Labour attempts to talk the Bill out, the 2017 referendum is still on track.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Yesterday in Parliament, Richard Bacon, a Conservative backbencher, tried to introduce a Bill which would… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. The Daily Mail this morning reports on the 118 Conservative MPs who have written to… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. After today's 1922 Committee elections, Robert Buckland has been elected Joint-Secretary (replacing Karen Bradley, an… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Guido Fawkes has a list of new Conservative members of Select Committees, from Graham… Read more »
Adam Holloway MP: My Afghanistan diary. Poppy palaces. Exhausted supermodels. A house in Kabul. And a political surge?
Adam Holloway is Conservative MP for Gravesham, a member of the defence select committee and a former soldier who has… Read more »
Only one supportive Conservative question for Philip Hammond yesterday (and that from one of his recent Ministerial colleagues)
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter Even the most cursory glance at today's ConHome newslinks demonstrates that Philip Hammond had… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Robert Halfon, the Member of Parliament for Harlow, and one of the most successful… Read more »
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter 8.45pm Update by Matthew Barrett: I have now learned which candidates are being backed by… Read more »
What is the Cornerstone group? Matthew Barrett profiles the socially conservative Tory backbench group
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter My series profiling the backbench groups of Tory MPs has so far mainly featured groups… Read more »
Changes to the scrap metal industry, and a new taskforce to deal with the problem of metal theft will be implemented says James Brokenshire
By Joseph Willits Follow Joseph on Twitter Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department, James Brokenshire MP, has answered questions from four… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Following the resignations of Stewart Jackson and Adam Holloway as Parliamentary Private Secretaries, due… Read more »