A meeting, called by the Conservatives grassroots, to debate a motion of no confidence in the Prime Minister, is instead likely to be a hustings to help choose her successor.
Posts Tagged: Gavin Barwell
Barwell quits Croydon Conservatives WhatsApp group, saying “I have had enough” of attacks on the Prime Minister
May’s Chief of Staff objected strongly to seeing Tory activists subject his boss to criticism “of the kind I would expect from our worst opponents”.
The Government is bluffing. Why I and many others will vote against the Withdrawal Agreement later today.
The EU won’t grant us a long extension for fear of what European elections here would produce. If we hold our nerve, the UK will Brexit on WTO terms in April.
How a note to May this morning about a deal, the meaningful vote, extension and future Brexit policy options might read. Plus a possible general election…
Exclusive. Tory Association Chairmen protest against the “misuse of Party funds” on “propaganda campaign” backing the deal
ConservativeHome can reveal a letter signed by 32 senior activists, including the chairmen of key marginals and target seats across the country.
Stewart Jackson: Mendacity, duplicity, subterfuge and misjudgement. How I saw an establishment coup wreck a clean Brexit.
Number Ten has been desperate from the start that we must remain in the Customs Union – and endure a kind of semi-skimmed faux Brexit.
Good luck, Prime Minister, with your plan to split the Left. Just don’t split the Right as well while you’re at it.
Her bid to woo Labour Commons votes for a Brexit deal is part of a wider gambit.
Pro-Brexit MPs weighed a no-confidence vote in Theresa May yesterday evening. But the essential case against one remains unchanged.
Interview: Stewart Jackson, Davis’ former SpAd, accuses Downing Street of “constitutional impropriety”
He claims that there was a conspiracy by officials in Number Ten’s Europe Unit to water down Brexit.
“Very tense”, “a sellout” – Inside the Downing Street charm offensive to try to win Conservative activists’ support for Chequers
Conservative Association Chairmen reveal what happened in yesterday’s conversations with the Prime Minister, her Chief of Staff, and the Party Chairman.
Grassroots rebellion – Downing Street is starting to realise the scale of Tory opposition to the Chequers plan
Having begun with an apparent assumption that Conservative members would simply swallow what they were given, May’s team is now forced to make up lost ground.
Lewis and Barwell host conference call to gauge anger at Chequers on the doorstep and among the grassroots
They’re right to ask the question. If the answer comes back that May’s plan is harming the Tory campaign machine and electoral prospects, what will they do?
Robert Halfon: We need a workers’ party that’s like a modern trade union – not a trivial Nando’s scheme.
We must change our organisation, making it more democratic, accessible for the lower paid and a place in which the most disadvantaged can feel at home.
Conservative Progress is engaging and training up the activists who will help deliver future election victories for our Party.
Tim Pollard: In Croydon, Labour is going through a tortuous process to block the right to buy for future council tenants
They are also failing to bring local communities with them. Development must be attractive to win support for the new homes we need.