It’s a surprisingly large Government majority: 24 independents and 19 Labour MPs voted with the Government.
Posts Tagged: Dan Jarvis MP
If it happens, he must not just win but keep the backing of the DUP, Spartans, Labour rebels and as many of the whipless 21 as he can – and stave off a referendum too.
What Parliament’s Security Committee began – and was frustrated by the Government in doing – judges must now complete.
Plus: Willetts loses at least one of his brains. Labour frets about losing Lewisham East (which it shouldn’t do). And: Morgan and Clarke, not the Brexiteers, are the real obsessives.
Interview: Kemi Badenoch – “I’m not really left-leaning on anything…I always lean right instinctively”
She voted for Davis in 2005, and her hero is Airey Neave: “The escape from Colditz is I think probably the coolest thing any British politician has ever done.”
With Rees-Mogg’s backing, how can he fail?
In this new era of transparency, the Government should now start to dismantle the tax barriers that distort international commerce.
Iain Dale: We’re told that we must take politics out of the NHS. But why on earth would we want to do that?
Plus: Zac’s chances, Jarvis’s speech, Stuart Ramsay’s great scoop. And: how long can it be before Carswell and Evans re-join the Conservatives?
A legacy of the Corbyn surge, whoever wins the party’s leadership, is that getting its support for bombing in the autumn will be as problematic as ever – if not more so.
Plus: Scotland is a problem of Labour’s own making. Dan Jarvis’s time has come. Prepare for a UKIP leadership bloodbath. And good riddance to Vince Cable!
This was the Labour leader’s worst week yet. It was like watching a rabbit being shaken in the jaws of a triumphant labrador.