Both men sit broadly on the centre-right of the Parliamentary Party. That there is no candidate from the centre-left is a sign of internal change.
Posts Tagged: Bob Blackman MP
Not being white remains the number one demographic predictor of not voting Tory.
Robert Halfon: If you don’t like the backstop and you want a Brexit deal done quickly, there’s only one answer: Common Market 2.0
I voted for the Prime Minister’s deal today. But the Commons didn’t – and we now all need a positive alternative.
Philip Davies, a famously long-standing and committed Brexiteer, is among their number.
We understand that 88 other Tory backbenchers didn’t vote on it, including Boris Johnson, Dominic Raab and Jacob Rees-Mogg.
The point here is the electoral trade-off between what could plausibly happen in the capital and the provinces – with Corbyn entering Downing Street in consequence.
Local authorities are still waiting until people are actually homeless before offering assistance. This is expensive and has an unnecessary impact on vulnerable people.
Six were from west or north London constituencies, plus Windsor’s Adam Afriyie and Sir David Amess of Southend West.
It is not a fix-all, but I hope its measures will produce a real improvement in the number of people who become homeless in the first place.
Last year’s General Election came as a shock. But Jeremy Corbyn may finally be running out of excuses for the dubious company he keeps.
The Homelessness Reduction Act comes into force in April. But councils should use their public health budgets to provide specialist help to those who need it.
Interview: The double-hatted Suella Fernandes – both a member of the Government and a pro-Leave group leader
She points to the opportunities to imitate New Zealand agriculture, and to crack down on big businesses which evade tax.
Nineteen Members of Parliament have so far declared publicly.
The report I have been working on over the past year will provide the Government with a clear strategy to help tackle rough sleeping.
Bob Blackman: I’m proud to have the support of the Conservative Government for my Homelessness Reduction Bill
Aside from the dreadful human cost, homelessness is very expensive.