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John Penrose: Pro-EU campaigners’ fury is purely about power politics, not high constitutional principle
Nor are they being entirely straight with us when they pretend they only want to stop ‘No Deal’, when in reality they want Brexit repealed entirely.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
The Prime Minister has eschewed the chance to bind waverers with patronage in favour of promoting able loyalists who won’t make trouble.
If she really is to “dedicate my premiership” to fixing housing growth and home ownership, she will need to throw a chunk of her caution to the winds.
Let’s not set the prices, but instead the gap between the ultra-competitive deals for switchers and the tariffs for loyal customers.
Making it harder for criminals to hide behind shell companies will boost our international standing and remove a driver of high house prices.
It would achieve real competition, incentivise efficiency and bring prices down for the majority (companies would be forced to compete for new customers or wither fast).
Wanted: a revived campaign for Brexit of all parties and none. Without it, Remain may snatch victories from defeat.
The news is not all bad for supporters of Leave. But a weakened Government needs third party support to deliver not so much a Soft or Hard Brexit as a clean one.
The Prime Minister’s manifesto will have its flaws, but she has grasped the implications of Brexit more surely than any other senior politician.
A ‘relative’ cap on the difference between standard variable tariffs and acquisition tariffs could untie Adam Smith’s ‘invisible hand’ in the retail energy market.
May wants to break with the Thatcher tradition on controls, but there are risks from our old friend the law of unexpected consequences.
The 1922 Committee proposes to beef up incumbency protections for MPs threatened by the boundary changes
A letter to the Parliamentary Conservative Party reveals the ongoing work to fulfil Cameron’s “no MP left behind” promise.
If he wants to lead the Party and the country, the Chancellor is going to have to start seeing through these plans of his.
It reduces the risk of fraud and motivates parties to go out and persuade the electorate that voting matters.