Any new First Secretary of State should not have further ambitions of their own. And it would be pointless in any event to make any such appointment honorary.
Posts Tagged: Amber Rudd MP
Letting disagreements about Brexit leak into the Budget’s treatment could deal the Government irreparable damage – and voters much harm.
The Centre for Policy Studies is working with many young, passionate Conservatives to build a better Britain.
“This is about fundamental change in the way power and authority is exercised. We will be making changes, and we want other people to make them to.”
WATCH: Rudd – “We must make the distinction between serious allegations and some that are just tittle tattle”
The Home Secretary says there must be “total candour” between Downing Street and the whips about “rumours or allegations” against Tory MPs.
“None of the above” has the best part of a quarter of the vote. In the surveys since the election, it has successively come first, first, second, second – and now first again.
Danny Stone: Conservatives are right to fight anti-semitism – but beware making it a political football
Condemnation of such bigotry in other political parties must not be reduced to partisan mudslinging.
“What terrorists want is for us to fear, to turn away from each other, and to become divided. We will not. We will stay united, together. Because this is our Britain not theirs.”
No experiments! That is the reassuring message out of Manchester.
“We need to disrupt plots in their early stages. Many such plots will include some element of online radicalisation.”
Johnson leads our Next Tory Leader category…but makes no progress in our Cabinet League Table. The reason? He divides opinion.
Davis, Gove, and Fallon make up the top three again, but satisfaction levels overall are low. And Davidson is out-polling every Cabinet member.
“Other” is second, Rees-Mogg third, and Davis fourth. The shape of the results is very similar to that of a recent YouGov poll.
Iain Dale’s 100 most influential people on the Right 2017. May tops it. Davis is second. And Davidson third.
Who would have predicted that Gavin Barwell, having lost his seat and ministerial position, would climb 63 places to number seven?
May needs to demonstrate that Whitehall is prepared – deal or no deal. Crossing one’s fingers and hoping for transition is not an alternative, or shouldn’t be.
“Theresa May is driving the car, to continue the allegory – and I’m going to make sure that we all help her do that.”