Quite what such a Commission would recommend – and what a new leader would implement – remains to be seen, of course.
Posts Tagged: Jeremy Hunt MP
Colin Blackwell: A wise Govenment would harness the potential of expatriates, the original ‘global Britons’
Conservatives Abroad has several suggestions for how the next Prime Minister can better engage with this large and increasingly important constituency.
Also: A good week for devoscepticism as Hunt urges Johnson to rule out new powers for Holyrood; Lidington and Mundell issue warnings on the Union; and more.
The UK – US relationship will roll on, despite his insults to our Ambassdor. To suggest otherwise is leadership election positioning, not real politics.
Our survey. Next Tory Leader. Johnson 72 per cent, Hunt 28 per cent. 72 per cent overall have voted. On these figures, Johnson has already won.
If the survey is accurate, it would be reasonable to assume, on the evidence available, that he will gain between 67 per cent and 71 per cent of the vote.
71 per cent of Johnson supporters and 58 per cent of Hunt supporters have already voted, according to our survey.
All of which supports the view that a clear majority of Party members have already returned their ballot papers.
Who will get Brexit done? Who is best placed to defeat Corbyn at the next election? And who would do the best job of leading a government?
It troubles me that Jeremy Hunt called for a second referendum – a message which gives aid and succour to the SNP.
The Foreign Secretary adds that “standing up for Britain means standing up for the finest diplomats in the world”.
Yesterday evening’s debate served mainly to remind viewers of how likely an autumn poll now is – as Johnson unintentionally signalled.
The whole of the event – which saw Hunt and Johnson pitted against each other before a live studio audience.
It is precisely his underdog status that should free him, during this evening’s TV debate, to bite a bit as well as bark.
He will inherit a precarious Parliamentary position, and time for agreement is growing very short.
Northern Ireland Bill 1) Maria Caulfield: Damaging, opportunistic, anti-democratic. The Commons should reject these abortion amendments
There has been no consultation with those who live in the part of the UK that these changes would affect.
It shows in detail what people make of the two candidates vying to be their next Prime Minister – particularly their appeal to voters who are not already Tories.