Briefing that Johnson will “lock up terrorists and throw away the key” is taking the voters for fools.
Posts Tagged: David Davis MP
Asserting the rights of Parliament over the EU is half the European mission. Asserting them over the ECHR is the other half.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Many will hope that Gove and Hunt duke it out in a constructive way for the right to take on the man who is the clear winner from the week’s events.
So no more dropouts after Sam Gyimah’s departure earlier this afternoon. The first ballot will be held on Thursday.
There’s little evidence from the history of either main party to suggest that it has counted much to date electorally – if at all.
Plus: My interviews with the Conservative leadership candidates – and, no, I haven’t a clue who will win.
The present election will turn on whether MPs and activists put national popularity before ideological soundness.
Plus: Leadsom is a mensch. The Euro-elections may be a Conservative wipeout. And: my interview with Blair.
It could just be that the next Minister to depart will be none other than the Prime Minister herself.
The 1922 Committee Executive has already pointed her towards the exit door. It should now take her gently by the arm, and steer her through it as soon as possible.
In a field this crowded and with an electorate so, er, sophisticated, make no assumptions about which names will be forwarded to Party members.
John O’Connell: There are so many better ways of spending £50 billion than on HS2. Here are some of them.
The alternatives we publish today range from airfields to supertrams, roads to rail, bicycles to bridges.
This is the post she has long wanted, and will have been disappointed not to get last time round.
Next Tory Leader. Our Survey. Johnson dominates the table. He puts on ten points and leads by eighteen.
The pattern of results over many months suggests that the worse the position of the Conservatives, the better he does.