Mostly ERG-aligned Leavers – but roughly ten former Remainers, a core of whom now back a second referendum.
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The anger expressed on the Conservative benches reflected the anger felt in many a humble home.
We currently have it at 189 declared for May, versus the 31 publicly opposed, and 93 undeclared.
Patel and Seely win Foreign Affairs committee places. Simon Clarke is elected to the Treasury committee.
The results of yesterday’s Select Committee elections weren’t at all bad for the Brexiteers – or Conservative Friends of Israel, for that matter.
The number of rebels has risen; it is concentrated among post-2005 intake Tories, and in seats that are either marginal or were until recently.
Some backbenchers are unhappy that people who already have a job as a PPS have been allowed to stand.
Plus: A masturbatory act of self-indulgence on a grand scale. And: The backbone of a goldfish and the principles of a harridan.
Despite the amendment attempt, and Labour attempts to talk the Bill out, the 2017 referendum is still on track.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Yesterday in Parliament, Richard Bacon, a Conservative backbencher, tried to introduce a Bill which would… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. The Daily Mail this morning reports on the 118 Conservative MPs who have written to… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. After today's 1922 Committee elections, Robert Buckland has been elected Joint-Secretary (replacing Karen Bradley, an… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Guido Fawkes has a list of new Conservative members of Select Committees, from Graham… Read more »
Adam Holloway MP: My Afghanistan diary. Poppy palaces. Exhausted supermodels. A house in Kabul. And a political surge?
Adam Holloway is Conservative MP for Gravesham, a member of the defence select committee and a former soldier who has… Read more »
Only one supportive Conservative question for Philip Hammond yesterday (and that from one of his recent Ministerial colleagues)
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter Even the most cursory glance at today's ConHome newslinks demonstrates that Philip Hammond had… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Robert Halfon, the Member of Parliament for Harlow, and one of the most successful… Read more »