As ERG Chairman his unyielding opposition to May’s Deal proved to be of great significance.
Posts Tagged: Justine Greening MP
Politicians get a kicking, sometimes deservedly, but if you want an example of committed public service, look no further, on this reshuffle day, than at this one.
The Prime Minister falls 14 votes short – and says that the Bill will be paused while he speaks to EU leaders.
An obscure, unused agreement struck by Cameron and the 1922 Committee back in 2006 is set to come into play.
The eight MPs from whom the Conservative whip was removed who voted today against a conference recess
Steve Brine and Greg Clark, who have also been deprived of the whip, voted with the Government – which lost by 289 votes to 306.
Ex-Tory MPs split three ways on the question of compelling advisers to publish private correspondence
Seven voted for Grieve’s motion, six voted against, and the remaining eight did not vote.
She also repeats Amber Rudd’s assertion that the Government is no longer actively pursuing a deal.
Mark Spencer has reportedly rung round to inform them that they have lost the Whip.
Letwin versus Rees-Mogg, or Parliament versus the people.
They are not necessarily three birds of a feather: ConservativeHome is told that Simpson will vote with the Government this evening.
The 17 Conservative MPs who rebelled against the Government on prorogation – and the ministers who failed to vote
Margot James resigned as a minister following her rebellion. Meanwhile, the Chancellor joined Gauke and Clark in failing to support the Government.
Opposition Day Brexit motion. The ten Tory MPs who voted with Labour. The eight Labour MPs who voted with the Tories.
The Government won by 11 votes, 298 to 309, in a setback for Letwin – though the result doesn’t guarantee No Deal any more than a vote the other way would barred it.
Gove, Stewart and perhaps others too could see their standing and prospects damaged this afternoon.
We need a positive alternative to encourage enterprise. That must include lower Business Rates and ending perverse planning rules.
WATCH: Greening rules herself out of leadership election, and says it’s a “beauty parade for hard Brexiteers”
She says this could have been a contest that was about hard choices for the Party – but won’t be.