Plus: Damian Collins and his useless Select Committee shot themselves in the foot this week. Let grandstanding committee chairmen be warned.
Posts Tagged: Iain Duncan Smith MP
It’s about neither the principle nor the form of Brexit. Its purpose is to make leaving orderly. MPs should effect it this week.
The Government should consider setting up a domestic policy Cabinet sub-committee to help alleviate the Brexit bandwidth problem.
The former Chancellor turns Duncan Smith’s point around to argue that inventing and implementing a new solution to the Irish border won’t work.
The architect of Universal Credit is deeply sceptical that the Government could design and implement a completely new system in time.
Onward, FREER, the revitalised CPS. The Tory MPs involved in all these will have to take some risks if they’re to get off the groumd.
Taking back control will give us scope to restore public confidence in our migration controls, support key sectors of the economy, and woo wealth creators.
Profile: Esther McVey, who scares and infuriates Labour by reaching the northerners it has neglected
The Work and Pensions Secretary has a genuine belief in social mobility and is magnificently unabashed under fire.
“She’s offered the EU common sense and practical solutions to some of the issues they’ve talked about.”
WATCH: Duncan Smith – May “has made it very clear we’re out of the Single Market, out of the Customs Union”
He says he tells his colleagues they must “be very careful on this one”.
P.S: Only one Tory Prime Minister in recent years was “taken down” by Tory MPs. Clue: it was neither Major nor Cameron.
That doesn’t just mean talking about it – it means putting it into practice both in Government and in how we run our own Party operations.
Peter Franklin: Ruling political tribes 2) The Conservatives. Gove is now in a position to emerge as kingmaker – or, just maybe, as King.
But unless his fully-developed vision of the future can capture heart-and-minds, I’d expect control of the party to stay with the mainstream.
Futhermore, the Government needs to sharpen up its sense of mission. And there is a heap of talent on the Tory backbenches.
Then come Redwood and Tugendhat to make up the top five. Four of the top ten have been in the Commons for less than three years.