A consequence of the new Code of Conduct may be that he is referred to a panel – whether Number Ten wants it or not.
Posts Tagged: Julian Smith MP
Our Cabinet League Table. The Chequers effect blitzes everyone. They’re all down. And May dives to her lowest rating ever.
This is collective punishment for the new Brexit policy. P.S: when ratings fall in this way, place in the table scarcely matters.
Yes: there was nothing I could do to stop Sean Spicer from being an utter dick. Plus: Guido’s recovery, the Tory Chief Whip’s troubles…and Mamma Mia 2.
All but one of the current team has been appointed since May became Prime Minister. What institutional memory are they supposed to draw on?
Plus: Those who worked with him at Vote Leave have a duty of care to Darren Grimes. And: Don’t try to out-stare Raab.
Since claims that he ordered pairs to be broken aren’t being denied, he must go.
Meanwhile, Williamson and Johnson’s approval ratings are in the doldrums.
The Morley and Outwood MP says that her constituents want the Brexit they voted for – and asks why Downing Street accuses Leavers but not Remainers of “bullying”.
Since she might not get an acceptable agreement, or indeed any at all, the Government must strain to get Ready for Day One, not Ready for Day 730.
Grieve behaved with the prudence of the Grand Old Duke of York, but suggested everyone has gone mad.
The Brexit Secretary has taken control of the Government’s dealings with Grieve – for the moment, anyway. Watch for further twists and turns.
Grieve may have backed off yesterday, but the Government backed down. May now risks losing control of her Brexit policy altogether.
Last-minute concessions appear to have saved the Government from defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill
Henry Newman: Navigating the EU Withdrawal Bill through unamended without a majority is nightmarish – but possible
Labour have sunk efforts to trap us in the Single Market. A compromise should kick the Customs Union can down the road. Which leaves the ‘meaningful’ vote.
The finely-balanced votes on the Withdrawal Bill amendments come down to how many Labour MPs will abstain
With the Bill expected to return in the week of 11th June, the Government is weighing up which amendments must be fought and which could be defeated.