The Bracknell MP had jumped ship to the Lib Dems in mind if not in deed earlier in the year.
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‘I don’t want an election. You don’t want an election…’ – Johnson lays out an ultimatum ‘Boris Johnson has issued… Read more »
Oddly there is no line that says ‘we might leave the EU, but only if the process passes tests that Philip Hammond isn’t applying publicly at this stage’.
What would they say if Brexiteers used the language of coups, Nazis, and spilt blood that has been so prevalent from the pro-EU camp in the last 24 hours?
“As always my door is open to all colleagues…”
Only yesterday they rejected a confidence vote. Today, in characteristically Cummings style, they are compelled to contemplate one.
Almost certainly not for the advertised year. So ministers will likely swallow any short-term frustrations or restrictions.
The Prime Minister prefers technological progress, “the Promethean power of the human race to solve problems”, to the left’s restrictive, top-down answers.
The EU’s latest assessment of British Eurosceptics is half right. Which is better than nothing, but still off.
The new officers representing the ‘voluntary party’ are named.
Last night’s policy announcement live on Facebook was a first experiment in new ways for the Government to communicate its message.
Whately and Scully jointly hold the Deputy Chairmanship.
It’s a huge year for traffic, and we’re only just over seven months in.
More than 70 per cent of Conservative Party members believe the UK will leave the EU by 31st October
They aren’t just optimistic about Johnson’s electoral prospects, they have faith that he will fulfil his ‘do or die’ pledge.
Johnson’s optimism spreads to the grassroots – 58 per cent of Party members expect a Tory majority at the next election
Our survey finds a dramatic change in outlook from a month ago.