They support raising the threshold by two to one – a useful reminder that the Prime Minister cannot ignore his Party’s base.
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He didn’t dissent from Javid’s call for one. But we can’t find any evidence that he gave a specific commitment.
Nick Hargrave: As a Tory moderate, I’ve been tempted to give up on Johnson’s party. But here’s why I’m sticking with it.
It would also be dishonest to claim that the thought of voting Liberal Democrat did not flicker momentarily as we’ve veered towards knuckle-head, pound-shop Orbanism.
Jonny Piper: Personal, unfiltered – and in your own voice. How politicians can use social media to speak to millions.
In this campaign, free for the first time to talk policy and politics after nine years of collective responsibility, it was Hunt whose personality shone through.
So we’ve had NHS, policing and immigration plans from Johnson. Stand ready for a schools spending pledge.
He committed during the leadership election contest to raise it to £5000 per pupil – and level up outside London.
MPs, you may successfully argue that you are a ‘trustee’ and not a ‘delegate. But we will defend your Association’s right to take a different view.
“The doubters, the doomsters, the gloomsters – they are going to get it wrong again. The people who bet against Britain are going to lose their shirts.”
Hammond, Lidington, Gauke, Stewart – now all gone. The full roll call of MPs who have resigned from May’s ministry.
It’s 21 Ministers and counting this year alone, and over 50 in all over the course of this Government.
We need to redefine our purpose, move forward with our global partners, unite the UK – and defeat Corbynism.
The result was as expected, and the winner kept his comments tight and spare. But there’s a job at the Brit Awards awaiting Cheryl Gillan.
It found Johnson on 67 per cent, Hunt on 29 per cent and “Other” on four per cent. Our next two surveys were closer to a YouGov poll.
WATCH: Johnson – “I say to all the doubters: Dude, we are going to energise the country – we are going to get Brexit done”
The new Conservative Party leader’s brief speech to activists at today’s count after the result.
CONSERVATIVE PARTY LEADERSHIP ELECTION RESULT. IT’S JOHNSON BY A TWO TO ONE MARGIN – 66 PER CENT TO 34 PER CENT.
He wins by 92,153 votes to 46,656, on an 87 per cent turnout – 159,320 votes cast in all.
At last we find out how Party members have voted.
Henry Newman: There is a path for the new Prime Minister that leads to Brexit. But it’s very narrow – and must be taken at once.
There are four possible approaches he could take on Brexit. Not all of them lead to success.