Three meetings with the ’22 each year, with no questions allowed, are simply not sufficient. Even Corbyn engages more than this.
Posts Tagged: Grant Shapps MP
Mostly ERG-aligned Leavers – but roughly ten former Remainers, a core of whom now back a second referendum.
WATCH: Shapps – “It’s conceivable but not likely that Theresa May will lead us into the next election”
But the former Party Chairman tells Sophie Ridge that he thinks the Prime Minister needs to stop delaying decisions.
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.
Peter Franklin: Introducing GovOpposition. How the Tories can reinvent themselves in office. And who’s doing it best.
While the responsibilities of government must be shouldered, there’s no doubting the need for a time of renewal – one as profound as in any period of opposition.
But he says the way the Chancellor presented the OBR’s growth figures was “interesting”.
May’s damaged authority is having a beneficial side-effect – namely, freeing Tory MPs to think aloud about the Party’s future.
Plus: investment increasing, Heseltine declining. Listen to Farage – especially if you disagree with him. And: Activate sounds like dermatological face cream.
The campaign has exposed weaknesses in the CCHQ machine. A new broom is required. But May has sent for the old one.
Far from trying to re-fight the battles of 2016 and perpetuate Leave-Remain divisions, most voters are now keen to embrace Britain’s post-EU future.
Well, it’s been quite a week, hasn’t it?
It’s still winnable, but there are warning signs for the wider Party and its leadership.
Extending the window from five years to ten would preserve the benefits whilst removing the threat of a legislative “cliff edge”.
Housing, roads and networks are three priorities for the Autumn Statement.
The number of new members has surged since the EU referendum – and our columnist Andrew Kennedy has the low-down on who they are.