The new Defence Secretary’s rawness may make him more likely to dig in against the Treasury than otherwise – precisely because he has a point to prove.
Posts Tagged: James Gray MP
Iain Dale: This week’s media assault on Leadsom is astonishing – and she has done well to survive it
Plus: the downfall of Boles. This Eagle won’t fly. What to do with Gove? Cameron should become Foreign Secretary. And: Out there in the country, Blair is still popular.
The Government should order group troops to fight if it so decides. The Commons should then question its actions, debate them and vote on them. That is the right way round.
Twenty five Tory MPs joined Labour and the SNP in opposing liberalisation, and provided the Government’s margin of defeat.
From Reggie to Dessie: Calling all Tory MPs. If in doubt of your sexuality, please consult Dr Sarah Wollaston or Dr Phillip Lee
Plus: Soames makes his way towards a gender-neutral loo. Lunch with Tyrie, lunch with Kirby. The Shipley Strangler strikes again. And: George Simpson saves the day.
Some backbenchers are unhappy that people who already have a job as a PPS have been allowed to stand.
I shall ignore Mr Afriyie’s egotistical blandishments, and support the realistic, achievable way to sort out the EU mess instead.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Guido Fawkes has a list of new Conservative members of Select Committees, from Graham… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter Philip Cowley and Mark Stuart of the University of Nottingham have released a new pamplet… Read more »
James Gray MP: My message to David Cameron – the countries that can’t afford the €urozone should leave it
James Gray has been MP for North Wiltshire since 1997. There is nothing more tedious than people who are fixated… Read more »
James Gray MP: Iain Duncan Smith should find a way to lessen the blow women will face because of pension changes
James Gray is the Member of Parliament for North Wiltshire. He wrote the following before the government's announcement today that… Read more »
By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter. Last night at least 32 Tory MPs (listed below) voted with Labour against an… | 110 comments
James Gray MP: What are MPs for? Is not the increase in casework distracting us from our parliamentary duties?
James Gray has been MP for North Wiltshire since 1997. It’s obvious, you might well think. Making the laws of… | 27 comments
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter Yesterday saw the Second Reading in the Commons of the Pensions Bill – the… Read more »
by Paul Goodman We link today in our news section to reports of the Government's internal deal over Trident –… Read more »