Those who voted against same-sex marriage were more likely to support Leadsom than those who voted for the legislation, whilst the opposite was true for Gove.
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Members seem to agree that the Prime Minister has staged a mild recovery over the summer.
Our survey. Next Tory leader. “None of the above” leads the field. Many party members want to skip a generation.
Davis leads with less than a fifth of the vote. Johnson is on his lowest total ever. And if one counts write-ins, in second place is…Rees-Mogg.
Rudd falls with him, May is almost out of negative territory…and Davidson continues to soar up, up and away.
We now have eleven runners and riders in our Next Tory Leader section…with another 15 candidates standing by. Watch this space.
The prospect of crowning the the Brexit Secretary as leader is not without its attractions at first glance, but turns out on closer inspection to be deeply problematic.
Seema Kennedy becomes the Prime Minister’s second PPS. Brexiteer Kwasi Kwarteng is PPS to Philip Hammond. And much, much more.
The British media is busy taking revenge on the Prime Minister, while neglecting continental politics.
Wanted: a revived campaign for Brexit of all parties and none. Without it, Remain may snatch victories from defeat.
The news is not all bad for supporters of Leave. But a weakened Government needs third party support to deliver not so much a Soft or Hard Brexit as a clean one.
Plus: Why haven’t Kensington and Chelsea’s leaders resigned too? Labour double standards on the Prime Minister. And: how Jake Berry became a cockney.
She explains that it’s “all a bit technical”, but that there’s “a lot of legislation to be got through”.
The campaign has exposed weaknesses in the CCHQ machine. A new broom is required. But May has sent for the old one.
Iain Dale: Rudd to the Treasury, a Gove comeback, McLoughlin to quit. What may happen in the reshuffle.
Oh, and Timothy and Hill should be moved on from being co-Chiefs of Staff – the former to head up policy, the latter press.
This is our final survey before the election – so our next update could contain some new faces.
The former fear that it will revive what they believe are business-unfriendly ideas about foreign takeovers and workers on boards.