The speeding up of turnover rates has almost nothing to do with shifts to the right or left, and much more to do with wider cultural change in Parliament.
Posts Tagged: Jessica Lee MP
UKIP look set to hand Labour a string of critical marginals in the close-fought two way battle for this region.
The less experience first-time MPs have of fighting a seat, the more likely they are to quit.
One in his first term, one in his fifth, each intends to depart the green benches next year.
But Cameron too often sinks to his opponent’s petty partisan level.
Chumocracy, long working hours and horrendous social media abuse all contribute, he tells the BBC’s Daily Politics.
Jessica Lee MP steps down: 11 per cent of Tory women elected in 2010 have decided to leave Parliament
The Erewash MP’s departure raises serious question for the party on how to retain female MPs.
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter. Having reshaped his Cabinet substantially last summer – sacking two Cabinet Ministers in the… Read more »
By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter Here is a selection of the arguments that Tory MPs made during yesterday's debate… Read more »
Who are Conservative Friends of Israel? A profile of the Conservative Party’s most populous grouping
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Conservative Friends of Israel is an influential affiliate group of the Conservative Party which… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter The 301 group is perhaps the most active and important group of backbench Tory MPs. Tim… Read more »
By Joseph Willits Follow Joseph on Twitter Yesterday, Jessica Lee MP (Erewash) secured a Westminster Hall debate on the issue of adoption. Adoption… Read more »
by Paul Goodman Stephen Hammond (Wimbledon) returned to Labour's debt legacy – "The shadow Chancellor was wrong blindly to dismiss… Read more »
Tracey Crouch, Mary Macleod, David Nuttall and Jessica Lee all discuss tackling poverty in their maiden speeches
Here are excerpts from four more maiden speeches delivered during Thursday’s debate on poverty. Tracey Crouch, who gained Chatham and… Read more »