This intake represents over a quarter of all Conservative MPs. It will have a huge impact on the outlook and culture of Parliament as a whole.
Posts Tagged: Henry Hill
A shout-out for Henry Hill’s series, which we believe that it holds up very well. Only a few more hours to go now.
“Spot on” policy questions to Johnson and Hunt in Birmingham yesterday showed Tory activists as they really are.
Tempting as it might be to blame Brexit, it has only revealed the problem, the roots of which stretch back long before 2016.
Scepticism is always a healthy attitude – but the spin being pumped out this weekend merits even more than normal.
Also: Scottish Conservatives keep up the pressure over fishing and the backstop; Plaid set out new front bench; and Bradley empowers Northern Irish civil service.
Also: Welsh Labour MP urged to resign equalities brief over ‘homophobic bullying’ allegations; Electoral Commission drop probe into DUP; and more.
Also: Three Plaid AMs call for leadership challenge against Wood; Foster breaks new ground at LGBT event; and Sargeant inquiry may not report until Jones steps down.
It looks to be the least bad medium-term means of settling the future of abortion laws in Northern Ireland.
We hope that Trudy Harrison’s tale on our site today, together with others coming this week, encourages women who may not have done so to think about it.
Should we expect “overlooked” MPs to rebel?
The former adviser to George Osborne and David Davis is joined by our own assistant editor on a panel discussing who will succeed Theresa May, and when.
Fewer women. The same ethnic minority share. More people educated at state schools. The Tory intake of 2017.
On the usual form of general elections, it shouldn’t be there at all – and is more shaped by the Party’s leadership than any of its predecessors.
The first part of a mini-series on the growth of judicial power.
Also: GMB claim SNP demand for Trident removal is election stunt; Cairns sets out conditions for UK Tata bailout, Stormont divisions over EU; and more.