May’s muddled call for an apology from Johnson suggests that her approach to integration, cohesion and extremism is all at sea.
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Our Cabinet League Table. The Chequers effect blitzes everyone. They’re all down. And May dives to her lowest rating ever.
This is collective punishment for the new Brexit policy. P.S: when ratings fall in this way, place in the table scarcely matters.
Our Survey. Next Tory Leader. Johnson more than triples his score to come top – for the first time since 2016
It’s the Chequers factor – as Gove falls from second to fifth. Javid remains competitive on 19 per cent, coming second this month.
Our survey finds a record fall of confidence in May. Over two in five Party members want her out now.
And eight out of ten want her replaced before the next election. These are absymal findings for Downing Street.
Our Tory members’ panel survey. Expectation of a Conservative-led government after the next election drops to a record low.
We register a dizzying fall of 18 per cent since the Chequers Cabinet meeting and the Brexit White Paper.
All our usual questions as Parliament’s recess begins in our first full survey since the Chequers Cabinet summit and the Brexit White Paper.
It’s real aim is to create the circumstances in which Brexit can be halted – without the all-but-impossible holding of a pre-March 29 plebiscite.
Much of the establishment now accepts that Islamist ideology must be named and challenged. But this view doesn’t seem to be held by the new DPP.
We suspect that they are alarmed by the prospect of the legal and publicity circus that a trial here might well bring with it.
Our snap survey. Tory member support for May’s Brexit plan falls. Two in three are now opposed to it.
The Prime Minister’s backing has actually gone backwards since she stepped up her efforts to sell her new position.
Selections. Four more seats open for applications – High Peak, Bury North, Darlington and Blackpool South.
Two of the four were lost last year; two more were last held over 25 years ago. All are now non-southern marginals – or should be.
New snap survey. We asked after the Chequers summit. Now we do so again: what’s your view of May’s new Brexit policy?
An e-mail with a link to the survey should now be in the inboxes of panel members.
The Prime Minister is set to lobby you about her new Brexit plan. Will she and Johnson be undertaking rival tours?
The Conservative Brexit choice. Seek to park the UK in the EEA under a new Tory leader. Or press on.
If Tory MPs think that No Deal would collapse Brexit altogether, or that it would be unmanageable next March, they need a Plan B. But we stress: if.
The Government is in crisis. MPs need to ponder deeply should be done for the best. That means not quitting Westminster this week.