There are three contenders in double figures, one well ahead of the other two – and a very long tail of names in single figures,
Posts Tagged: Brandon Lewis MP
Exclusive. “In a timely manner”. The best part of six months on, the Party’s inquiry clears Johnson over his burka column.
Launched amidst the inevitable blaze of publicity, the decision has been smuggled out like the fabled thief in the night.
ConHome’s Cabinet League Table. Everyone’s rating is down – and half of the top table is now in negative territory. Worst ever results.
Not for the faint-hearted. Contains intense violence, blood and gore, strong language and Philip Hammond.
Johnson. Distrusted by Conservative MPs. Clung to by Party members. He extends his lead in our Next Tory Leader survey.
It may be that the former Foreign Secretary has become a kind of comfort blanket in bewilderingly unpredictable times.
WATCH: Lewis says that Cox will deliver on the Government’s Brexit deal legal advice commitments tomorrow
“That’s an important part of how our constitution works, but this is an unprecedented situation.”
EXCLUSIVE: Recording of the Prime Minister’s conference call promoting her draft Brexit deal to Tory activists
Now ConservativeHome readers can hear the concerns of senior activists, and May’s answers, for themselves.
Polite discomfort (or “a load of arse-kissing”) on the Prime Minister’s conference call with senior Tory activists
“No-one had a pop at her”, I’m told – but equally her answers don’t seem to have won round the assembled Association officers.
We have occasionally seen precipitous falls in Cabinet members’ scores. Vertiginous rises are rarer. Indeed, it is hard to think of a jump quite like it.
ConHome’s survey. Next Tory leader. Johnson leads Javid by less than a point – after Davis tears a chunk off his support.
Progress in this chart is invariably linked to media coverage – of which the former Brexit Secretary has had lots recently and the former Foreign Secretary less.
The Chairman of the Conservative Party emphasises that May has been “very clear” in committing to keep the “structure of the UK” intact.
The excuse is always that there aren’t enough beds in other places. How come Labour goes to Brighton, then?
The legacy of past disorganisation in our Party’s machine even affects those at the top.
In all, there are 30 new entries in the whole list, one down on last year and two down on the 2016 record of 33.
The Party Chairman says that the Conference App is now secure – after mobile phone numbers of cabinet ministers were leaked.
Online they swarm when I ask for questions to Davidson: they must be frightened of her. Plus: what was May thinking? What I’ll be doing. Top 100 people on the Conservative Right. And: why Farage should quit UKIP.