The shock departure of Sajid Javid obscures the fact that there was much less churn than one might expect, especially at the lower levels.
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This site is opposed to subscription funding and a decriminalised licence fee. But both will be forced on the BBC if it doesn’t reform.
Latest ministerial appointments: Badenoch, Ford, Malthouse, and Whittingdale amongst those taking up new posts
The Prime Minister has also chosen not to tinker with the whips, in contrast to the habit of both his predecessors.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Mostly ERG-aligned Leavers – but roughly ten former Remainers, a core of whom now back a second referendum.
Henry Newman: Beyond Malthouse. Which compromises would be feasible and acceptable to secure a deal?
It is still possible to find a landing zone that would be acceptable for the EU and to Eurosceptics.
We currently have it at 189 declared for May, versus the 31 publicly opposed, and 93 undeclared.
WATCH: Whittingdale: “It’s quite difficult to see how the Prime Minister can continue” if her Brexit plan can’t get through Parliament
The former Cabinet Minister on May’s future as the clock ticks down on a November date for a summit and deal.
Plus: Chinese whispers, Whitehall moves – and a Budget that is set to target business rather than taxpayers.
The DexEU select commitee member and former Culture Secretary cites Stewart Jackson’s interview with this site.
The former Chairman of the Culture, Media, and Sport Select Committee relates how they collaborated to win support for Britain’s Olympic bid.
From the politicisation of committees and the near-deification of Corbyn to the absurd ‘fake news’ row over ‘Hatgate’, the parallels are troubling.
A vocal Brexiteer, a vocal critic of the Government’s plans, and two newly-elected MPs (Simon Clarke and Vicky Ford) were unsuccessful in the race.
Former Vote Leave organisers are signing up to run local operations for Change Britain.
Plus: Osborne – terrible at predictions but brilliant at quizzes. The Brexiteers sweep the Select Committee board. And: all the very best to Nick Boles.