“None of the above” has the best part of a quarter of the vote. In the surveys since the election, it has successively come first, first, second, second – and now first again.
Posts Tagged: Jacob Rees-Mogg MP
His debut as a phone-in host offered an indication that – despite being posh and old-fashioned – he has an exceptional ability to communicate in modern Britain.
May’s damaged authority is having a beneficial side-effect – namely, freeing Tory MPs to think aloud about the Party’s future.
Amidst this flat, bewildered and underwhelming conference, Sir Winston Johnson offers a sense of direction
His sedulously-crafted speech wasn’t so much a crowd-pleaser as a big argument about Britain, Brexit – and the future.
Lord Ashcroft’s conference diary: Revealed – the MP who led the singing of Happy Birthday to the Prime Minister
Plus: I’ve worked as a postman, a barman and a swimming pool attendant, the new for new talent, and welcoming Michael Dugher.
The Somerset MP discusses leaving the EU with Prof Anand Menon and Paul Goodman.
“Other” is second, Rees-Mogg third, and Davis fourth. The shape of the results is very similar to that of a recent YouGov poll.
A better way forward is to boost the range available in the private rented sector by an increase in the Local Housing Allowance.
His Telegraph article message: “Britain can flourish on WTO”. And how it will inevitably be read: “With May out of Number 10 – and me in”. Watch for calls for his dismissal.
You might think, for instance, that adultery is always wrong, too, but feel that it should not be the state’s business to police it.
Iain Dale: Abortion, same-sex marriage, and Rees-Mogg. He would be a brilliant Speaker. But I fear he has now blown it.
Plus: Cable, the Saudis, arms – and hypocrisy. MPs, the EU Withdrawal Bill, Henry VIII clauses – and hypocrisy. And: on a different note, why isn’t Zahawi a Minister?
A vocal Brexiteer, a vocal critic of the Government’s plans, and two newly-elected MPs (Simon Clarke and Vicky Ford) were unsuccessful in the race.
With Rees-Mogg’s backing, how can he fail?
In the absence of anyone that party members find convincing, he is the beneficiary of a protest vote – boosted by an element of media hype.
Profile: the European Court of Justice – about which much is often said, and of which little is usually known
Each side in the Brexit debate regards its position as the only one a sane person could take, while the other side’s arguments are madly exaggerated and provocative.