The former MP for the city will now seek to unseat the Labour incumbent.
Posts Tagged: Karl McCartney MP
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
Election expenses hashtag crusaders should have studied the facts before trying to trash MPs’ reputations
The letter of the law, and a previous case study, cautioned against implying an allegation was equal to guilt. But they ignored it.
Continuing our series, this week we look at the solid Conservative performance in the East Midlands.
UKIP look set to hand Labour a string of critical marginals in the close-fought two way battle for this region.
All the posts were elected unopposed – another sign of Tory MPs’ growing discipline.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. The Daily Mail this morning reports on the 118 Conservative MPs who have written to… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. After today's 1922 Committee elections, Robert Buckland has been elected Joint-Secretary (replacing Karen Bradley, an… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Guido Fawkes has a list of new Conservative members of Select Committees, from Graham… Read more »
Karl McCartney MP: The problem is not too many privately-educated Olympians – it’s the lack of competitive sport in state schools
Karl McCartney is the Member of Parliament for Lincoln. Follow Karl on Twitter. The former Chairman of the British Olympic… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Robert Halfon, the Member of Parliament for Harlow, and one of the most successful… Read more »
34 Conservative MPs write to Andrew Lansley to express “serious concerns” about plain tobacco packaging
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. On Friday, 50 MPs, including 34 Conservatives, wrote a letter to the Health Secretary,… Read more »
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter 8.45pm Update by Matthew Barrett: I have now learned which candidates are being backed by… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter The 301 group is perhaps the most active and important group of backbench Tory MPs. Tim… 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 »