Strangely but truly, the best way of helping the Prime Minister is to send her back to Brussels to win concessions on the backstop.
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Yesterday in the Commons. More opponents than supporters of the Prime Minister’s deal on the Conservative backbenchers.
That said, there was more backing for her from her party than some of today’s headlines suggest.
Siblings who have lived together for many years should be entitled to the same rights and protections.
In the wake of the row over an anti-upskirting bill and Chris Chope’s objection, we re-run the author’s 2016 piece calling on the Government to act.
James Cartlidge: We should consider joining EFTA – which would give us the brake on unskilled EU migration that we may need
If we are also out of CAP, CFP and direct ECJ jurisdiction, able to negotiate our own trade deals and in the Single Market, it might not be such a bad outcome after all.
Given its majority and manifesto, the Government cannot take on both delivering Brexit and quitting the court. But it must stand fast against the Charter of Fundamental Rights.
Instead of the widely predicted rebellion, only half a dozen Conservative parliamentarians were openly negative. Others preferred to dig into the detail.
The current procedures are unsustainable, unbalanced and undemocratic.
Foreign Office ministers are stuck in the mentality of prioritising geopolitical ploys over a grave humanitarian crisis: this has to change.
Members of the Policy Board aren’t members of the Government.
The Telegraph’s report of his view is a sign of rising media interest in the Chairmen of the ’22’s Policy Committees. Expect to see more it.
Robert Buckland has replaced Eleanor Laing as Chairman of the the Home Affairs Committee. There could be fresh elections for all Chairman posts.
Sir Edward Leigh MP: After a weak Queen’s Speech, we could lose the next election – unless we change course
Edward Leigh is MP for Gainsborough To put it simply: something must be done about the Conservative party. Not only… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. The Daily Mail this morning reports on the 118 Conservative MPs who have written to… Read more »
Almost as many Conservative MPs yesterday supported some prisoners voting as opposed all prisoners voting
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter It might be assumed that the overwhelming majority of Tory MPs are adamantly opposed… Read more »