At home, our government’s motives will be questioned, and it will be accused of holding post-colonial attitudes borne of guilt or arrogance.
Posts Tagged: Andrew Mitchell MP
Of course, many of the sacked ministers – Fallon, Mitchell, Shapps and a dozen others are hoping for preferment under a Boris administration.
A run-off between him and Johnson would risk being seen as a continuation of the “psychodrama” between the two men.
His critics claim his appointment as International Development Secretary “could lead to the death of thousands of the world’s poorest people”.
I found an incredibly likeable person – but although he knuckled down and scored some successes, he was better placed as Chief Whip than Defence Secretary.
The list includes the three who resigned from the Government this evening – and Green, one of the Prime Minister’s oldest allies.
Philip Davies, a famously long-standing and committed Brexiteer, is among their number.
It is neo-colonialist for MPs to attempt to do otherwise in relation to Crown Dependencies – and the attempt should be resisted.
Bower writes him off as a loser, which is perhaps what he will end up being. But he did much better at the last general election than the commentariat expected.
The Speaker defied all precedent to allow an amendment which forces the Prime Minister to present the Commons with a ‘Plan B’ much sooner than planned.
Profile: Noble, puissant, invincible? Geoffrey Cox, the Devonian lawyer who holds May’s fate in his hands.
As Attorney General, he is telling his Cabinet colleagues what any proposals for a deal really mean – even if that’s inconvenient for Downing Street.
“Where’s Penny?” The International Development Secretary is biding her time, and choosing her words carefully
Mordaunt – like Patel before her – is effective, ambitious, and keenly aware that many Conservative voters are not natural fans of aid spending.
Last-minute concessions appear to have saved the Government from defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill
Shropshire and Bournemouth are among those councils holding memorial events in response to a plea from Lord Bourne.
Conservative Progress is engaging and training up the activists who will help deliver future election victories for our Party.