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Posts Tagged: Jacob Rees-Mogg MP
Alexander Temerko: The relationship between business and government has never been as meaningless as under May
The key to a good Brexit is empowering UK entrepreneurs to talk to their European counterparts and become ambassadors for Downing Street’s plan.
It has secured an overwhelming dominance. Until or unless this changes, the Right may win elections – but to limited effect.
ConHome’s survey. Next Tory leader. Johnson leads Javid by less than a point – after Davis tears a chunk off his support.
Progress in this chart is invariably linked to media coverage – of which the former Brexit Secretary has had lots recently and the former Foreign Secretary less.
The leader of the European Research Group explains to Ridge why he thinks this ‘bastion of Remoanerism’ is still ‘grumpy’ about the result.
Rees-Mogg asks her during PMQs earlier today if it is true that the contrary will be the case.
An ominous calm reigned and one half expected the Prime Minister to choose a hymn to match.
Blair’s former communications director claims it’s the “right wing of the Conservative Party” who are “pushing hardest for this Brexit now”.
If the Budget choice this year is between supporting the new system or raising tax thresholds, the answer is a no brainer.
Interview. David Owen’s Brexit plan. Move from transition through the EEA into Canada Plus Plus Plus – before the next election.
The former Foreign Secretary says May’s team are inexperienced in EU negotiations and are “pushing out disinformation”.
It was May’s best conference speech as Conservative leader. But her One Nation pitch could be too late to save her.
Lord Ashcroft: The Tory MPs who say “they have sent in letters they haven’t”. Or “withdrawn letters they never sent”.
Brady reports no confidence moves against May that might not be no confidence moves at all.
This strangely unreal conference is a kind of passage between the stymied Chequers plan…and whatever happens next.
And: Churchill-mania, Moggmania, and the passion of Rory Stewart. Plus: too many lobbyists.
Our Next Tory Leader survey. Javid is up and Johnson down slightly – but the latter retains a double-figure lead.
No other entrant has more than ten per cent of the vote, though Hunt is almost there.