The news was apparently lined up by the party to be announced later today. But she appears to have jumped the gun.
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Aitken on the meaning of Easter: “We can all have second chances, little resurrections in our lives.”
The former Cabinet minister, who went to prison for perjury, explains why, as a prison chaplain, he is happier than he has ever been.
Geoffrey Clifton-Brown and Sheela Mackintosh-Stewart: How Conservative Friends of the Chinese are winning support
Our pro-active outreach efforts have built up a substantial contact book, put activists on the ground, and delivered a Tory poll lead amongst these voters.
Andrew Goodfellow: I know all about attack dossiers. Here’s why Tory leadership candidates shouldn’t deploy them on their rivals.
The only person who would gain is Corbyn. Instead, let sunshine win the day – make a positive case for yourself and your vision for the nation.
Profile: Amber Rudd – moderation-preaching, whip-defying, No Deal-opposing. And sought by leadership contenders for support.
She is one of the few Cabinet members who does not give the impression of having had her personality flattened by the sacrifices demanded by a ministerial career.
There is more sympathy across the House for the Prime Minister than one would guess from the headlines.
They range from Midlothian to South East Cornwall, from Rochester to Clwyd South.
LISTEN: “There are pressing problems within the Conservative grassroots” – Wallace on the Week in Westminster
Our Executive Editor discusses disillusioned members, internal democracy, and allegations of UKIP infiltration on BBC Radio Four.
The Party’s Chief Executive has briefed the Cabinet that there are insufficient funds to fight a snap General Election. How bare is the cupboard?
Jon Davis and John Rentoul’s new book contains valuable material, but cannot efface Iraq, or the former Prime Minister’s self-righteousness.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Tory MPs decide this is not the right evening to defenestrate the PM
But there was also a sense, outside the meeting of the 1922 Committee, that the revolution has only been postponed.
He argues that the country needs a clear majority in order to avoid “constitutional chaos” during the next phase of the negotiations, and an election may not provide one.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: How the news of the Prime Minister’s departure reached the waiting press
Where Thatcher’s leadership once hung in the balance, May promised to go.
The Prime Minister finds herself threatened, like Lord North, with the role of scapegoat for a failed policy.
…and contrast it with their achievements in office.