All the posts were elected unopposed – another sign of Tory MPs’ growing discipline.
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Three councillors and the Chairman of the Regional Party make for a hot competition.
He seems to have been the most impressive performer – “very professional”, said one source. “Surprised on the upside” said another.
She’s keen to stress that she isn’t Cameron’s candidate. And there may be an element of women-voting-for-women on the Labour side.
No Minister serves forever, and I suspect that Burns will have gazed ahead to the coming reshuffle and looked sideways at the Deputy Speaker post.
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter. I feel as though I've been a member of the Conservative Party for a… Read more »
By Peter HoskinFollow Peter on Twitter Brian Binley's opinion of David Cameron is no secret. Only a couple of weeks ago,… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Yesterday in Parliament, Richard Bacon, a Conservative backbencher, tried to introduce a Bill which would… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. The Daily Mail this morning reports on the 118 Conservative MPs who have written to… Read more »
34 Conservative MPs write to Andrew Lansley to express “serious concerns” about plain tobacco packaging
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. On Friday, 50 MPs, including 34 Conservatives, wrote a letter to the Health Secretary,… Read more »
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter 8.45pm Update by Matthew Barrett: I have now learned which candidates are being backed by… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter Philip Cowley and Mark Stuart of the University of Nottingham have released a new pamplet… Read more »
What is the Cornerstone group? Matthew Barrett profiles the socially conservative Tory backbench group
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter My series profiling the backbench groups of Tory MPs has so far mainly featured groups… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter In my series profiling groups of Tory MPs, most groups I've looked at have been… Read more »
Tory MPs queue up to protest Cable’s decision to ignore Select Cttee and appoint Les Ebdon to university access post
By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter Some extracts from yesterday in Parliament are pasted below. The exchanges occured after Business Secretary… Read more »