In 2017, 51 MPs were returned with majorities of less than a thousand. That’s 51 results potentially determined by an extra hour on the doorstep,
Posts Tagged: in/out referendum
Watson quits. Will Labour’s moderates follow his example – or endorse an extremist as Prime Minister?
Only yesterday, Andrew Gimson reported for this site that the party’s Deputy Leader was in deep trouble in his West Bromwich constituency.
It is as if it had become a vehicle to help Blair redeem his reputation and popularity, lost after the Iraq War.
If MPs carry on delaying Brexit, they risk the most savage ravaging of their reputation since the expenses scandal
It is time for the Commons to stop telling us what it’s against and to show what it’s for, which ought to be: this deal.
The Malthouse Amendment experience of different people coming together shows that unity is possible.
The Speaker has manipulated of the rules for a political objective, but the Government has been denied the opportunity to respond proportionately in kind.
The Government’s policy of reminding the electorate that it is keeping faith with the largest democratic exercise in our country’s political history is correct.
The idea that self-government might matter to Johnson or Gove more than, say, party loyalty leaves him genuinely nonplussed.
The fundamental mistake of the Brexiteers domestically is that they have mistaken a moral argument for a political one.
Two different conceptions of it are widely held in the UK, representative and direct. In 2019, they collide.
Robert Buckland and Justin Tomlinson: Why Johnson is the best choice for the Party. For our town, Swindon. And for the country.
We are MPs who supported Remain and Leave respectively, and are looking for a Prime Minister who will be realistic and honest with the EU.
Here in Britain, the two main parties are being punished by voters for tearing up their Brexit commitments.
Nigel Evans: If the Prime Minister can’t deliver a clean Brexit, she must make way for a successor who will
She should now put her deal to the Commons without the backstop – announce a firm date for her departure.
Andrea Gee: I’m standing in this Euro-election in Scotland to help deliver Brexit – and defy Sturgeon
The solution to the challenges we face doesn’t lie in burying our heads in the sand or in jumping ship to another party.
David Macphee: The Conservatives don’t just need new leadership. They need – and the country requires – an election.
Blaming the system for our predicament is at best a cop-out, and worst an attempt to distract from the fact that MPs are abrogating their responsibility.