There was only ever going to be one winner – and Rees Mogg duly powers in with over 70 per cent of the vote.
Posts Tagged: Charles Walker MP
Two incumbents were re-elected by Tory MPs, and Jenrick joins the Board for the first time.
The Parliamentary Party has just been through two divisive experiences, and there was evidently no appetite for a third.
The current procedures are unsustainable, unbalanced and undemocratic.
While many MPs are aggrieved at the Government’s EU campaign, Osborne offered them some relief from unpopular financial scrutiny.
The Prime Minister’s decision to publish his tax return has big knock-on implications for his colleagues, and perhaps for himself too.
The Prime Minister’s victory oration in Manchester beat two celebrated maiden speeches and a cussed defence of the Speaker.
It will clearly be unsatisfactory if Lord Feldman and others are not interviewed at all, and that he himself will submit evidence to people who report to him.
The Party Board should ensure that the issues at stake are addressed with a credibility that is presently absent.
The Procedure Committee’s interim report suggests that the Government will have a fight on its hands to defend its vision for English Votes.
Jesse Norman wins Culture, Julian Lewis Defence…and Meg Hillier is the new Chairman of the Public Accounts Committtee.
The Chamber’s culture change is for the worse – and it serves voters ill at a time when the country’s future is threatened.
“I have been played as a fool. But I would much rather be an honourable fool, in this and any other matter, than a clever man.”
While the reshuffle dominated talk in the village, the Data Retention and Investigatory Bill was hurtling through the Commons.
All the posts were elected unopposed – another sign of Tory MPs’ growing discipline.