As a rule, the Conservatives are unclear about the politics of equality and identity. But there’s at least one Minister who isn’t.
Posts Tagged: Helen Grant MP
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Our candidates realise we have to start early. We have regular dates set well in advance to get out on the pavement.
That the MP for Corby feels able to accept an office vacated over opposition to Chequers illustrates division amongst the Brexiteers.
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.”
Meanwhile, Leave campaigners are pitching targeted messages to voters from a non-EU background.
They are expected to spend more money than ever before next year – thanks in part to a simplified visa system.
Plus: The irresistible Andrew Kennedy. Labour’s Rochester & Strood failure. Where’s a) Mo Ansar? b) Helen Grant c) The Bow Group? In praise of Andrew Neil. And: Lots of bad language
It is time for ministers to run with the ball.
Watch out for Sajid Javid, Esther McVey, Liz Truss, Nicky Morgan and Karen Bradley.
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter. Having reshaped his Cabinet substantially last summer – sacking two Cabinet Ministers in the… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Following on from the last few days' rolling blogs, I have below a final… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter Of the Parliamentary groupings founded by MPs after the 2010 general election, the 2020 group… Read more »
Concerns are raised by Tory MPs about cuts to legal aid as Ken Clarke’s justice bill gets its Second Reading
By Jonathan IsabyFollow Jonathan on Twitter Concerns from Tory MPs about the sentencing aspects of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and… Read more »
Helen Grant uses her maiden speech to explain why aspiration, family and enterprise are the keys to social mobility
Helen Grant is filling the not inconsiderable shoes of Ann Widdecombe as the new Conservative MP for Maidstone and The… Read more »