From the politicisation of committees and the near-deification of Corbyn to the absurd ‘fake news’ row over ‘Hatgate’, the parallels are troubling.
Posts Tagged: Christopher Chope MP
Sir Graham Brady, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Dame Cheryl Gillan, and Sir Chris Chope gain well deserved recognition.
A vocal Brexiteer, a vocal critic of the Government’s plans, and two newly-elected MPs (Simon Clarke and Vicky Ford) were unsuccessful in the race.
The Labour leader spoke out against change, and made David Cameron sound like a management consultant.
There were 26 critical questions from Conservative backbenchers on the Government’s EU referendum leaflet yesterday and 5 supportive ones.
Twenty five Tory MPs joined Labour and the SNP in opposing liberalisation, and provided the Government’s margin of defeat.
From Reggie to Dessie: The Chancellor’s Vicar on Earth, G.Hands, and His Cup Bearer, M.Hancock, are bringing in penitents to the Presence
Therese Coffey carried out young Gavin Williamson, the PM’s ADC, who was tired and emotional, in a fireman’s lift. He hasn’t been seen since.
Also: Britain Stranger in Europe. Leagues of Empire Loyalists in Kettering. Elliott and Coates in bars and bogs. Plus: Donald Tusk or is it Trump?
Cheryl Gillan, Sir Edward Leigh and Chris Chope will all be removed from the Parliamentary delegation today.
Their reaction suggests that Cameron’s vow of more powers to Scotland is unacceptable to the Parliamentary Party as it stands.
Plus: Determined, Bewildered, Despondent, Ecstatic…IDS adapts his Work Programme categories for Conservative MPs
The Commons came together in defence of the Union, but John Redwood wanted to know who speaks for England.
By challenging the German system of consensus politics, Cameron made himself a hero for a day.
Lib Dem MPs secured the top two spots on the Private Members’ Bill ballot.
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter. Today's Conservative Parliamentary Party awayday takes place at a mystery location in Oxfordshire –… Read more »