The veteran LGBT campaigner says the former Prime Minister’s aides “were terrified I might try and kiss him, or superglue myself to the Cabinet table”.
It is hard to appoint more women to Cabinet when there are few senior women to promote. We count only four at Minister of State level.
Plus: Let’s have no sympathy for Farron. He didn’t give straight answers to straight questions, and is thus the cause of his own downfall.
Plus: UKIP abandons the field against Remain Tories. A bike-riding Minister isn’t canvassing. And: Michael Crick should apologise.
A handful of gains from the Liberal Democrats do little to disguise a total stalemate between Labour and the Tories in this region.
From advice and mentoring to funding and campaign support, Women2Win has helped female candidates realise their potential.
The fourth in our series investigates the East of England, where the minor parties are making their presence felt in a traditional Tory-Labour front.
Of course our efforts at Rochester weren’t helped by the glitches in the new CCHQ computer “Darth Vader”.
As a start, we’re raising money for a new app – called ‘Ask Amy’ – that aims to guide young voters through the political world.
Sajid Javid, Esther McVey. Nicky Morgan. Greg Hands – it’s turning out much as predicted. Women, Blue Collar Tories and Friends of George (not necessarily in that order).
Last night, it was announced that Chloe Smith and John Randall are stepping down from Government. Here are three quick thoughts about what those two changes mean.
Watch out for Sajid Javid, Esther McVey, Liz Truss, Nicky Morgan and Karen Bradley.
> The original Newsnight grilling.
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