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Posts Tagged: Jason McCartney MP
Managing the controversial White Paper through into action is a formidable task for the woman who is mulling a future crack at the leadership.
Tomorrow marks the 25th anniversary of the UN resolution which enabled our no-fly zone over Kurdistan and thwarted Saddam’s genocide.
The number of rebels has risen; it is concentrated among post-2005 intake Tories, and in seats that are either marginal or were until recently.
The Tories ousted Ed Balls and the Liberal Democrats managed to return two seats, but otherwise this region was a low-scoring draw for the main parties.
Some backbenchers are unhappy that people who already have a job as a PPS have been allowed to stand.
The region, which the Yorkshire Post argues should have its own Minister, is the scene of intense campaigning.
While the reshuffle dominated talk in the village, the Data Retention and Investigatory Bill was hurtling through the Commons.
All the posts were elected unopposed – another sign of Tory MPs’ growing discipline.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Yesterday in Parliament, Richard Bacon, a Conservative backbencher, tried to introduce a Bill which would… Read more »
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 »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter As reported last week, this Parliament has seen more rebellions than during the Major… Read more »
By Jonathan Isaby Both divisions tonight – on increasing the upper tuition fees limit to £9,000 and on raising the… Read more »
Here is the latest in our series of Twenty Questions with members of the Class of 2010… Jason McCartney was… Read more »