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: Craig Mackinlay MP
Charlie Elphicke: “We should insure against the risk of error.” His Commons speech on Brexit contingency: full text.
“I have a response to the naysayers who say that it would be wrong to invest now. I say that it would be wrong to wait until the last moment.”
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 charges relate to the 2015 General Election campaign in South Thanet.
Plus: UKIP abandons the field against Remain Tories. A bike-riding Minister isn’t canvassing. And: Michael Crick should apologise.
Escape from the EU’s free trade rules gives us the opportunity to introduce a wide range of new welfare measures.
The Prime Minister’s decision to publish his tax return has big knock-on implications for his colleagues, and perhaps for himself too.
Downing Street had hoped that this generation would be more personally loyal to the Prime Minister.
On the surface, this intake looks different from those that have preceded it – and is in some respects. But beneath it, this is in many ways a very traditional Tory group.
Meet the Tory MPs, MEPs, peers and office holders who will be campaigning for ‘fundamental change’… or Brexit.
Ministers who want Brexit should be free to campaign for No during the referendum. And the Prime Minister should be free to get on with the renegotiation he wants.
Different messages were sent to UKIP/Tory waverers; to undecided voters who preferred Cameron to Miliband; and to non-Tories who nevertheless liked Barwell.