By longstanding convention the Speaker casts his vote for the status quo. But would he?
Posts Tagged: John Stevenson MP
Halfon and Stevenson join the Europhile ultras in a very near miss for the Government.
Some favour a Second Referendum; others, EEA membership. But they have combined to deal the Prime Minister a second bloody blow in a single day.
As so many elections have shown in the past, both the main parties only win elections when they move into the centre.
Some would-be rebels switched sides at the last minute, while at least three others abstained.
All but two of those elected are from the 2010, 2015 and 2017 intakes.
Rory Stewart: Three reasons why we won Copeland. Theresa May, Trudy Harrison – and Labour’s long failure to deliver
After 75 years of the latter’s strategy, most people in Copeland faced a choice of either working for the nuclear industry or being without a job.
The by-election is a huge opportunity for our party. We should select someone equipped to pick up crucial votes from Labour and UKIP.
We won without yet breaking through in the North, urban Britain, or Scotland – but we’re now in a position to make real headway in all three.
In the aftermath of the election, we revisit our regional profiles to see how the parties fared compared to expectations.
Recent ConservativeHome authors James Wharton and Guto Bebb are present. Both expressed concern about the consequences for their areas of the offer to Scotland.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. The Daily Mail this morning reports on the 118 Conservative MPs who have written to… Read more »
By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter At the heart of ConservativeHome's Strong and Compassionate project is the idea that the… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Guido Fawkes has a list of new Conservative members of Select Committees, from Graham… Read more »
What is the 40 group? Matthew Barrett profiles the MPs trying to keep hold of the most marginal Tory seats
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter I recently profiled the 2020 and Free Enterprise groups of Tory MPs. Those two groups are formed by ideology:… Read more »