Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Posts Tagged: Amanda Milling MP
Seven Cabinet Ministers. Half the Whips Office. Eleven Ministers. All these failed to back the Government in yesterday’s extension vote.
Now some of these MPs may have been ill, or absent, or abroad. But how many were slipped with the connivance of the system?
All but one of the current team has been appointed since May became Prime Minister. What institutional memory are they supposed to draw on?
Seema Kennedy becomes the Prime Minister’s second PPS. Brexiteer Kwasi Kwarteng is PPS to Philip Hammond. And much, much more.
There’s one undeniable trend among those promoted: they backed the winning candidate.
Mostly Remainers. Almost all May supporters. Majority female. The 21 new intake MPs promoted to PPS.
What does their selection reveal about the Government’s priorities? And why are some other rising stars missing?
The remit of Police and Crime Commissioners should be extended to improve accountability.
On the surface, this intake looks different from those that have preceded it – and is in some respects. But beneath it, this is in many ways a very traditional Tory group.
This week we examine another region where the main parties fought themselves to a stalemate, whilst UKIP positioned themselves for future success.