Pro-Brexit MPs weighed a no-confidence vote in Theresa May yesterday evening. But the essential case against one remains unchanged.
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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.
Exclusive: The Conservative Party Board is set to fire the starting gun for candidate selections in target seats
After months without any news, and mounting frustration among many activists, the first tranche of seats is being presented to the Board today for their approval.
Iain Dale’s 100 most influential people on the Right 2017. May tops it. Davis is second. And Davidson third.
Who would have predicted that Gavin Barwell, having lost his seat and ministerial position, would climb 63 places to number seven?
A better way forward is to boost the range available in the private rented sector by an increase in the Local Housing Allowance.
May’s audit of ethnic disparities could blight her planned relaunch – and, more importantly, produce policy that sets back social justice rather than takes it forward.
Plus: Let’s have no sympathy for Farron. He didn’t give straight answers to straight questions, and is thus the cause of his own downfall.
The campaign has exposed weaknesses in the CCHQ machine. A new broom is required. But May has sent for the old one.
The former MP for Croydon Central will be a calming presence after the turbulent departure of Timothy and Hill.