And Bercow, bad-mannered to the end, announces that he at least will leave on 31st October
Posts Tagged: Geoffrey Cox MP
The data for this was collected before the Government’s string of Commons defeats – next month’s may look rather different.
In a letter dated May this year, the Brexit Secretary attempted to assuage concerns about the implications of Theresa May’s deal for the United Kingdom.
“There is much more I could object to. This is no Treaty to take back control, no Treaty for a newly independent nation.”
Javid pips Johnson and Rees-Mogg to the top of the podium in our first Cabinet League Table of the new Government
Meanwhile Ruth Davidson, so often one of the highest-scoring politicians, is at the bottom of the chart after her row with Johnson and strong line against No Deal.
A rolling list of all the senior members of the new Government. As we write, we have the Cabinet list plus those entitled to attend.
The key to promotion in this shuffle wasn’t primarily having backed Leave – it was supporting Johnson.
Other candidates for the top job gain ground – but not all do so. Meanwhile, the Cabinet’s collective approval rating rises somewhat as May’s departure approaches.
Andrew Gimson’s leadership sketch: Johnson has a successful launch, but the feral beasts are not happy
He is doing well because managerialism and bureaucratic language are not enough.
Truss and Davidson take the other podium spots, challenging the assumptions held in some quarters about the Tory grassroots.
Plus: What would it take to get the Cabinet leavers to resign? Clarke’s Maastricht Treaty Customs Union moment. And: in defence of Robbie Gibb.
The EU asks: what do you want? But the Commons has said what it wants. Namely, the so-called Brady Amendment.
Progressive commentators and saloon-bar orators are wrong to condemn MPs for finding the national issue hard to settle.
He argues that the House faces a “clear choice”, and rejecting the Withdrawal Agreement would jeopardise any extension of Article 50.
Harmony reigned as he denied being a revolutionary.