Nineteen Conservative backbenchers spoke against the policy. It’s doubtful whether a top-down targets system will pass the Commons.
Although we all have to be working for the best, we also have to be preparing for the worst.
The doctor, Health Select Committee member and Conservative MP sets out the action that he and others are taking.
Conservative MPs who have returned to the NHS front line to help tackle the virus include Maria Caulfield and Caroline Johnson.
More women. Fewer minorities. Lots of councillors and former candidates. And fewer married people. Our complete guide to the new intake of Tory MPs.