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Newly-elected Tory MPs in the Midlands and North are on board for an environmental pitch that’s focused on jobs.
The former Chief Adviser has had little to do with the negotiation recently, but his leaving has knock-on effects on it. Here’s why.
We fear the worst after Cummings’ departure, but Johnson must now make the best of it. That means a Cabinet shuffle.
We fear that more Vote Leave departures will see the Conservatives drift towards their south-based comfort zone.
Will Cummings quit? It’s Carrie Symonds v Vote Leave – as tensions over the Government’s future explode
Johnson can’t seem to manage with Vote Leave. But he may not be able to manage without them.
Finding a new Chief of Staff is only the start of the changes that Johnson needs to make his government work.
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The Conservatives grew apart from the Republicans post-Major, but now is the time to start quietly re-engaging.
We refer of course to Rishi Sunak. Please join Lord Ashcroft this Thursday for the launch of his biography of the Chancellor – link enclosed.
Perhaps he will contest the 2024 presidential contest at the age of nearly 82. But expectation that he may not will surely undermine his authority.
It’s very early to draw conclusions from America’s elections – though the President’s challenge to the results has been coming for some time.
Those words from Jeremy Wright capture the spirit of many Tory MPs who voted for lockdown yesterday. Ministers be warned.
Until or unless they receive assurances from Ministers that an impact assessment will be published, they should withhold their support.
Fox floated a new Parliamentary committee to “determine that decisions across all parts of Government have been taken on the best available evidence”.