Laing has 122 votes, Bryant 120. Unless the candidates who withdraw transfer disproportionately to one of them, Hoyle seems to be home and dry.
Posts Tagged: Harriet Harman MP
“I think he’s come down on Parliament’s side, and it’s been a very conflicted time…he’s tried to make the Government accountable to Parliament.”
If they want a more old-fashioned product, they may go for Lindsay Hoyle. If someone more like the present incumbent, for Harriet Harman.
MPs are more likely to try other means of stopping a No Deal Brexit than holding a no confidence vote in Johnson’s Government.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Cox delivers a majestic counterblast to all those who think the Brexit deal is a sell-out
The Attorney-General gave an electrifying performance as he refused to publish the advice he has given to ministers.
WATCH: “I am caught in a clash of constitutional principles” – Cox tussles with Harman over his legal responsibilities
The Labour former Solicitor General argued that the Attorney General should warn the Government that it is engaged in “breaking the rules”.
Plus: Willetts loses at least one of his brains. Labour frets about losing Lewisham East (which it shouldn’t do). And: Morgan and Clarke, not the Brexiteers, are the real obsessives.
Plus: For and against bombing Syria. For Andrew Neil. Against Andrew Adonis. And: not an erection in sight.
Plus: The coming local elections. My predictions – Liberal Democrats up, Conservatives up, UKIP down, Labour down – and maybe Corbyn out later this year.
Plus: Stingy Liberal Democrats. Stupid Owen Smith. And: at the Edinburgh Festival – and why those right-on comedians don’t get life beyond the M25.
The fortunes of those older sons provided capital for investment. And it was that capital, applied to invention and ingenuity, which made the industrial revolution possible.
As debate swirls about increasingly negative attitudes to our representatives, people have taken to Twitter to show their appreciation.
Plus: EU heads-to-heads on LBC. Blair gets his retaliation in first. And: Some people think everything’s a conspiracy – and they may be right.
Harman and Corbyn are making the bizarre case that only Brussels, not the Labour Party, can stand up for workers.
There is uncertainty about what exactly the union will do next, but we know that we have consistently failed to nudge things in a better direction in the past.