“It cannot form part of an agreed Withdrawal Agreement. That is a fact we must both acknowledge. I believe the task before us is to strive to find other solutions.”
The new officers representing the ‘voluntary party’ are named.
Whately and Scully jointly hold the Deputy Chairmanship.
Four female candidates contest tonight’s selection meeting for this very marginal seat – without any need for an all-women quota.
The association meets tonight to choose the person whom it hopes will succeed Nick Boles.
We’ll continue to update this as the Prime Minister fills out the lower ranks of his government.
A rolling list of all the senior members of the new Government. As we write, we have the Cabinet list plus those entitled to attend.
We will continue to update with further news as and when we receive it.
Lords positions start to be appointed, as Commons roles continue to be filled by the new Prime Minister.
Tonight the Government news begins with the appointment of Ministers of State.
Whilst his ministerial reshuffle has been making the headlines, the Prime Minister’s back-office appointments may be just as important to the fate of his government.
Such an appointment would represent a degree of belated justice for the former Treasurer who was poorly treated by Cameron and Feldman.
The key to promotion in this shuffle wasn’t primarily having backed Leave – it was supporting Johnson.
We can now see the new Government taking shape, after a dramatic bout of sackings and new appointments at the top.
“We are going to fulfil the repeated promises of parliament to the people and come out of the EU on October 31 – no ifs or buts.”