Seema Kennedy becomes the Prime Minister’s second PPS. Brexiteer Kwasi Kwarteng is PPS to Philip Hammond. And much, much more.
Posts Tagged: David Davis MP
Wanted: a revived campaign for Brexit of all parties and none. Without it, Remain may snatch victories from defeat.
The news is not all bad for supporters of Leave. But a weakened Government needs third party support to deliver not so much a Soft or Hard Brexit as a clean one.
James Frayne: Back to my case. More reasons why Johnson should become the next Tory leader by acclaim.
New polling shows he’s still the public’s top choice – significantly higher than Ruth Davidson in second and much higher than David Davis in third.
“I’ve been here in Brussels today… to begin the next phase of our work to build a new, deep, and special partnership with the European Union.”
For all the chatter about the Customs Union, leaving the EU in full is still on course. But May’s bungled election has raised the chances of a disorderly outcome.
Plus: Let’s have no sympathy for Farron. He didn’t give straight answers to straight questions, and is thus the cause of his own downfall.
There are only five days to go until the start of the Brexit negotiations. May cannot afford to make a reshuffle mess of a department from which she has now lost two Ministers.
Terry Barnes: May would have seen her snap election fiasco coming, if only she’d looked abroad to…Australia
A massive poll lead. Going early. A wooden leader. Mindless mantras. A despised opposition. And then collapse. The parallels are uncanny: why didn’t Crosby warn her?
He also insists that the Government is pursuing the “same strategic policy” over Brexit as it was before the election.
CABINET RESHUFFLE: LIVE BLOG. Green is First Secretary of State – in effect, Deputy Prime Minister. And Gove is back at the top.
Gauke is uncorked as Work and Pensions Secretary. Truss replaces him as Treasury Chief Secretary. Leadsom is the new Leader of the House.
No word of sympathy for Theresa May could be heard. The speculation was whether David Davis or Boris Johnson would succeed her.
Plus: An apology on behalf of the pundits, the press, the pollsters, the politicians and the parties for calling this election utterly, totally and completely wrong.
It’s right that democracy – the process itself, but also the specific debate on security – continues
It can be risky to do, and hard to get right, but the alternative is unacceptable.
WATCH: Davis – If terrorists want to disrupt the election, “all the more reason not to defer, not to deflect”
The Brexit Secretary wants “as far as possible, within the grounds of propriety, to not let this put us off” the democratic course.
In these last few campaigning days, May must spell out what the choice means for your wallet, purse and savings
As we write, the Conservatives are still set for a win on Thursday, but there is risk of further slippage – unless key voters can be persuaded that Corbyn will crash the car.