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Posts Tagged: David Lidington MP
David Gauke: Required next time. A fresh Tory leader who embodies modern, multi-racial Britain. Does that suggest anyone?
Maybe, just maybe, such a leader could take the Conservative Party in a different direction.
David Lidington: My friend David Gauke is wrong. Liberal Tories should still feel at home in the Conservative Party.
Our electoral success has rested in large measure on an ability and willingness to adapt to the realities of social and economic change.
We give you divorce reform, abortion law in Northern Ireland, citizenship rights for three million Hong Kongers, and the rainbow flag.
He is one of the few elements of continuity in what has been a turbulent year at the Government’s top table.
The speeding up of turnover rates has almost nothing to do with shifts to the right or left, and much more to do with wider cultural change in Parliament.
Don’t be so distracted by the actors – and all the talk of deselection and elections – as to miss the drama’s bigger picture.
Commons sketch. MPs wanted Cummings to come to the Commons. Today, he did – through the medium of Johnson.
One could sense Labour MPs, and some Tory ones too, grasping that “everything is changing”.
Johnson’s shuffle. If one asks for decisiveness – for an end to drift – don’t complain when it’s delivered.
We have the Government that we should have had then, ready to counter the charge that Vote Leave scurried away from Brexit, rather than manning up to deliver it.
Johnson’s reshuffle. Live Blog. Seven of his leadership rivals get jobs. Rees-Mogg in as Leader of the House.
We can now see the new Government taking shape, after a dramatic bout of sackings and new appointments at the top.
The new Prime Minister will inherit the worst political legacy in living memory – with the very barest of working majorities.
Johnson’s August 4) Who would run an election campaign? After yesterday’s Government defeat, the question is pressing.
If the campaign management were outsourced, as recently, who would take it on? And if it weren’t, could CCHQ really cope?
Also: A good week for devoscepticism as Hunt urges Johnson to rule out new powers for Holyrood; Lidington and Mundell issue warnings on the Union; and more.
The Speaker must rein in self-indulgent MPs who no longer try to express themselves with the greatest possible concision and force.
From Reggie to Rory Sahib: Greetings on your Grand Tour. Here, Boris and J.Hunt esquire are showering punters with taxpayers’ cash
There are all these ghastly photos of them hugging passers by and avoiding difficult questions.