This rebellion had little in common with most others, but the names of many who oppose the Government now show a certain predictability.
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Fox floated a new Parliamentary committee to “determine that decisions across all parts of Government have been taken on the best available evidence”.
That’s the biggest Tory revolt so far on a virus-related division, and enough potentially to defeat the Government in future.
How is it levelling up to concentrate new construction – and the associated infrastructure – in the South?
How can ministers claim to be ‘levelling up’ the country when they are slashing targets for the North and Midlands in favour of the overcrowded South?
The Conservatives risk obsession with China to the exclusion of other threats, including Russia and Islamist extremism
As the great eye of the Conservative Party swivels its gaze towards the Far East, it’s in danger of missing other threats that are closer to home.
Four members from the 2019 intake make the top 50, beating longer-serving and higher-ranked colleagues.
We will be re-running the Foreign Affairs Select Committee Chairman’s piece for us above each day this week.
Dave Stewart: By trialling the Government’s app, the Isle of Wight is leading the fightback against the virus
Thousands of residents downloaded the App as soon as they were able to do so. 30,000 – at critical mass already -on the first morning of the launch.
They included seven former Cabinet Ministers, the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee and the Chairman of the 1922 Executive Committee.
We need to have a Foreign Affairs Committee that mixes idealism with clear thinking – and holds the Foreign Office to account.
His decision to mistreat America’s traditional allies in the region, especially the Kurds, now look likes an even worse error of judgement than it did at the time.
John O’Connell: There are so many better ways of spending £50 billion than on HS2. Here are some of them.
The alternatives we publish today range from airfields to supertrams, roads to rail, bicycles to bridges.
Progressive commentators and saloon-bar orators are wrong to condemn MPs for finding the national issue hard to settle.
Authoritarian regimes are rising, democracies are on the retreat, and our power to change that is less than we might wish.