That’s the single fact that stands out from the “low tragedy, high farce” of resignations, splits, divisions, principles and ambitions consuming British and Brexit politics.
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ConHome’s survey. Next Tory leader. Johnson leads Javid by less than a point – after Davis tears a chunk off his support.
Progress in this chart is invariably linked to media coverage – of which the former Brexit Secretary has had lots recently and the former Foreign Secretary less.
We have the technology. Being a world leader in carbon capture and storage attractive can make us a destination for inward investment in clean energy.
We have demonstrated in government that, with rigorous dedication to competition and innovation, this conservative mission can be fulfilled.
Lord Ashcroft: The Tory MPs who say “they have sent in letters they haven’t”. Or “withdrawn letters they never sent”.
Brady reports no confidence moves against May that might not be no confidence moves at all.
In all, there are 30 new entries in the whole list, one down on last year and two down on the 2016 record of 33.
As elected representatives, we must help the police and the public fight this hidden evil.
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.
Thornberry gave no sign that she might be an improvement on the present Leader of the Opposition.
May’s appeal next week at Chequers will be founded in grinding detail, not Churchillian rhetoric. Key to agreement will be taking Ministers with her and springing no untoward surprises.
It’s about neither the principle nor the form of Brexit. Its purpose is to make leaving orderly. MPs should effect it this week.
If Ministers believe that 30p on annual bills is too high a price, they should seek the right number – and a deal to get us there.
Wanted. A Muslim, a woman, and a fearless campaigner to review claims of Tory anti-Muslim prejudice.
We doubt that such institutional bias exists. But we would say that, wouldn’t we? Fortunately, Sayeeda Warsi has hit on a solution.
Also: female Tories press the Prime Minister for action on Ulster abortion law; and Davies urges Party to unite over Brexit.
It’s a counter-intuitive take – but it’s what the sum of opinion polling in recent years tends to suggest.