The tellers for the Noes were Christopher Chope and Chris Green. The last major Tory rebellion against Government Covid policy was 53 strong.
Posts Tagged: Graham Brady MP
Emma Revell: The triple-lock for state pensions is not a priority right now. Guaranteeing young people’s futures is.
They’re facing mass unemployment and freezes on their wages. The Government must do its utmost to change the situation.
Labour has increased the Council Tax, doubled the number of senior officials, and seen Children’s Services go from “outstanding“ to being placed in special measures.
Both men sit broadly on the centre-right of the Parliamentary Party. That there is no candidate from the centre-left is a sign of internal change.
“The trouble is, that the Government has never tabled any substantial legal changes to the Backstop.”
WATCH: Brady – “The Prime Minister was very keen that matters be resolved as quickly as is reasonably possible.”
“The Prime Ministers will address colleagues at the 1922 Committee meeting at 17.00 and immediately after that meeting a ballot will be held between six and eight.”
Iain Dale: Will May challenge her critics to put up or shut up – and herself get a confidence ballot staged?
Plus: John Lewis blames Brexit. Juncker gets a drink. BBC stasis at Question Time and PM. And: Trump can’t emote.
How bad is the prognosis for urban Conservatism? Will there be a fightback outside of London? Will the Liberal Democrats show signs of life? Some potential clues.
“I’m not saying that there would be an organised push, but the letters would just go in to Graham Brady,” one senior pro-Leave backbencher told this site yesterday.
Sir Graham Brady, Sir Geoffrey Clifton-Brown, Dame Cheryl Gillan, and Sir Chris Chope gain well deserved recognition.
Interview: Kemi Badenoch – “I’m not really left-leaning on anything…I always lean right instinctively”
She voted for Davis in 2005, and her hero is Airey Neave: “The escape from Colditz is I think probably the coolest thing any British politician has ever done.”
Plus: May’s EU trials, Labour’s EU shifts – and how Russia got there before Trump by recognising Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Well, part of it.
The Centre for Policy Studies is working with many young, passionate Conservatives to build a better Britain.
Plus: How many letters has Brady had? The tragedy of the death of Carl Sargeant. And: introducing my new podcast with Jacqui Smith.
Plus: Economics is not enough, two lots of protesters (one in first class travel), and keeping fit at Party Conference.