If the Spartans hadn’t held out against the pleas of our colleagues then Britain would have been trapped in a customs union with no way out.
Posts Tagged: John Redwood MP
From calling the measures “dystopian”, to criticising Whitty and Vallance’s latest graph, there were some scathing speeches.
A recent ConservativeHome survey demonstrated a sharp decline in ratings for Tory politicians. How can they stop these becoming permanent?
Former Government advisers see an opportunity to steer the party towards a “bigger government” vision for the party they’ve always spoiled for.
Profile: Amber Rudd – moderation-preaching, whip-defying, No Deal-opposing. And sought by leadership contenders for support.
She is one of the few Cabinet members who does not give the impression of having had her personality flattened by the sacrifices demanded by a ministerial career.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Leadsom is unbelievably rude to Clarke while Letwin leads a conservative revolution
The Leader of the House is as cloth-eared as Jeremy Corbyn when it comes to dealing with her own backbenchers.
And her enemies are divided: can the No Dealers and the People’s Voters combine to defeat her?
The chairs of the 1922 Policy Boards are joined by a range of MPs and peers, all of whom will aid Skidmore’s work.
A rough guide to where some of the pro-Brexit players are on further proposals for Canada Plus Plus Plus – and No Deal.
The myth has it that there never was such a plan – in fact, DexEU had a proposal to fulfil its promise of no ‘hard border’ while still overseeing a proper customs regime.
Reshuffle Day. And Raab, Stewart, Rees-Mogg and Cleverly are our panel’s top choices for Cabinet promotion.
Cabinet Ministers were told yesterday that the shuffle will be “significant”, but that word covers a multitude of possibilities.
Then come Redwood and Tugendhat to make up the top five. Four of the top ten have been in the Commons for less than three years.
Party member opinion on the negotiations is clearly at the harder end of the spectrum on independence and economics – though not invariably on immigration.
The new rules require rebels to strike openly and in strength. Trying to get around them and do things the old-fashioned way… doesn’t work.
Nineteen Members of Parliament have so far declared publicly.