We’ll continue to update this as the Prime Minister fills out the lower ranks of his government.
Posts Tagged: Andrew Stephenson MP
Is the party about protecting British industry, prioritising the environment, or unleashing the free market? The leadership contest must answer the question.
The high-ranking whip replaces Harrington, who stepped down in March.
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?
Freeman joins the rebellion. But the amendment fell by 321 to 298.
Chris White: May faces a huge task – and she has made it harder for herself by neglecting the Whips’ Office
It is an extraordinarly inexperienced team. None of the four senior whips were appointed before July 2016, and no junior whip before June 2017.
The Prime Minister completes the mini-reshuffle she started last week. Will she now give the new appointees a chance to grow into the role?
All but one of the current team has been appointed since May became Prime Minister. What institutional memory are they supposed to draw on?
Rory Stewart: Three reasons why we won Copeland. Theresa May, Trudy Harrison – and Labour’s long failure to deliver
After 75 years of the latter’s strategy, most people in Copeland faced a choice of either working for the nuclear industry or being without a job.
This will be a challenging by-election, but only the Conservatives will stand up for Cumbria’s vital nuclear energy industry.
The by-election is a huge opportunity for our party. We should select someone equipped to pick up crucial votes from Labour and UKIP.
There’s one undeniable trend among those promoted: they backed the winning candidate.
Priti Patel, Alok Sharma, Shailesh Vara – all have played a part in the big push among Indian-origin voters. It needs more money and support.
In the aftermath of the election, we revisit our regional profiles to see how the parties fared compared to expectations.
Ed Miliband had nothing but class war to offer in reply.