There are three main issues for us. The HE/FE balance, making all students welcome on campus and the Conservatives’ own internal housekeeping.
Posts Tagged: Chris Skidmore MP
Don’t expect Downing Street to bother too much about what MPs or the media think as it prepares to shake up government and Whitehall.
Not a good month for the Foreign Secretary, who slips from third place to eighth. But this is probably just due to the rising popularity of others.
Truss is the new Womens’ Minister, Goldsmith will attend Cabinet. The Government is reshuffled at Ministerial level.
Seven changes in all given the recent run of resignations: it all has a bit of a provisional feel.
We’ll continue to update this as the Prime Minister fills out the lower ranks of his government.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
He could survive tomorrow’s ballot. If he doesn’t, his supporters will have to ask themselves what sort of final they want.
Truss and Davidson take the other podium spots, challenging the assumptions held in some quarters about the Tory grassroots.
The row over his sacking is a sign of a Party pulled in different directions by the way politics works – and by culture wars. Now a new competitor is knocking at the door.
25 questions about (another) early general election – and the horror show it could be for the Conservatives
The more one thinks about it, the more problematic it becomes.
Charging the same amount for different courses does not make sense. Fees should be slashed, but with the threshold for repayments lowered.
The chairs of the 1922 Policy Boards are joined by a range of MPs and peers, all of whom will aid Skidmore’s work.
Seven MPs and three peers will oversee the work of policy innovation.
That the MP for Corby feels able to accept an office vacated over opposition to Chequers illustrates division amongst the Brexiteers.
A low-key event with an invited audience next week will explore how to apply lessons and methods from the Party’s past to its present and future.