A better way forward is to boost the range available in the private rented sector by an increase in the Local Housing Allowance.
Posts Tagged: Jacob Rees-Mogg MP
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.
Lady Hale offers ministers a double-edged sword when she suggests that they play a role in senior appointments to the bench.
No, we don’t believe that he should be the next Tory leader. But he would make a better Minister than some of those now in place.
What can parents do? Avoid reading Robin Hood as a bedtime story? I asked around, and came up with a few answers.
Our survey. Next Tory leader. “None of the above” leads the field. Many party members want to skip a generation.
Davis leads with less than a fifth of the vote. Johnson is on his lowest total ever. And if one counts write-ins, in second place is…Rees-Mogg.
Next Tory leader. A YouGov poll echoes ConHome’s survey result: Davis first, Johnson second, and none of the above beating both.
These are early days. But, on these findings, it isn’t worth commissioning expensive polls when one can simply read our survey each month for free.
John Deben: Weak leadership, catastrophic decisions. The appeasement of reactionaries over Brexit has betrayed Heath’s legacy
He wouldn’t have let Cash and Fox, Johnson and Rees-Mogg seize the agenda. He would have fought Farage’s populism as he fought that of Powell.
Interview: “Well, it’s very flattering. But I’m not taking it seriously.” Rees-Mogg says he won’t stand for the Conservative leadership
The Somerset MP strongly supports Theresa May, denies anti-Etonian prejudice in public life, and says a Catholic could perfectly well be PM.