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Posts Tagged: Daily Telegraph
Nicky Morgan: Threats, intimidation, violence, and trolling. Something is rotten in the state of our democracy.
Those who turn a blind eye to MPs being labelled mutineers are playing with a fire which will eventually consume them too.
The FT has the balanced “Grim outlook overshadows housing drive” while the Times goes for “Hammond eases off austerity”. The i has “Hammond’s hard-hat budget”.
Nicky Morgan: Why I’m proud to be a mutineer – or, rather, to be striving to improve the EU Withdrawal Bill
Those who try to label and bully us will only make us stronger. And their attempts to do so say more about them than us.
The Prime Minister is not in a position to force policy about leaving the EU on her Cabinet colleagues – let alone the Brexit Secretary.
That’s what Sarah Wollaston suggested on my show this week. Plus: my prison visit, sticking by your friends…and sticking with spending control in the Budget.
Giants of Fleet Street are making political errors which harm, not help, their cause.
Howard Flight: Today’s Mayite Conservatives have embraced a socialist ethic – with wishy-washy, opportunistic policies.
Mercifully, there remain a few Thatcherites, even in the Cabinet, who believe in the power of liberty, responsibility, commerce and voluntary action.
Amidst this flat, bewildered and underwhelming conference, Sir Winston Johnson offers a sense of direction
His sedulously-crafted speech wasn’t so much a crowd-pleaser as a big argument about Britain, Brexit – and the future.
Lord Ashcroft’s conference diary: Of capitalism, Corbyn, my new book…and my past life as a taxi driver
Political leaders always say that the election they are fighting is the most important for a generation, but the next time Britain goes to the polls it will probably be true.
We have, in effect, a national bar that takes the power to out of the hands of local people and leaves it with Sir Humphrey.
May needs to demonstrate that Whitehall is prepared – deal or no deal. Crossing one’s fingers and hoping for transition is not an alternative, or shouldn’t be.
We will have one shot at getting the revision of the Planning Framework right. This makes the next eighteen months critical for the Conservatives’ long-term future.
His Telegraph article message: “Britain can flourish on WTO”. And how it will inevitably be read: “With May out of Number 10 – and me in”. Watch for calls for his dismissal.
WATCH: Beaten earlier today. But back soon. Former pro-Remain MPs prepare to fillet the EU Withdrawal Bill
Clarke, Grieve, Morgan, Soubry, Neill, Stephen Hammond, Wollaston, Sandbach and Lefroy back major changes to the Bill (as do some Brexiteers)