That the MP for Corby feels able to accept an office vacated over opposition to Chequers illustrates division amongst the Brexiteers.
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Is the Witney MP’s decision a one-off, or part of a co-ordinated plan – with more to come? Downing Street and the Whips will be searching for an answer.
Both gave Downing Street the opportunity to assuage their concerns about Chequers, but still found the policy unacceptable.
Theresa May thought aloud about low interest rates. Mark Carney hit back and no more was heard from her. Time for others to do so?
Onward, FREER, the revitalised CPS. The Tory MPs involved in all these will have to take some risks if they’re to get off the groumd.
Not too fun, obviously. But without the social side CCHQ will only attract the already committed to their activist training courses.
But she adds that her colleague was also right to have raised concerns about “some of Jeremy Corbyn’s friends”.
Thomas Kerr: My mission as a Tory councillor in one of the poorest parts of Glasgow – the first there in a century.
The area has faced years of neglect from both establishment parties in Scotland, and that is why I was elected.
WATCH: Bradley warns against being too harsh on “a generation that has grown up online, and has made mistakes online”
“If my experience of being told to kill myself…becomes normal, I don’t know how I can go out there and tell young people that it’s a good thing to enter public life”.
The new MP for Saffron Walden has swiftly begun to make a name for herself.
The Centre for Policy Studies is working with many young, passionate Conservatives to build a better Britain.
The Prime Minister failed to boost the fortunes of female candidates, and in other ways there is a shift away from the 2015 intake who came of age under David Cameron.
May’s damaged authority is having a beneficial side-effect – namely, freeing Tory MPs to think aloud about the Party’s future.
Although Brexit has not yet taken place, it has already had an admirably invigorating effect on Parliament.
The shock over the overall result has distracted us from how remarkable some of each party’s gains really were.