If the standard is as it now appears to be, May will have difficulty finding enough male Ministers to replace all those she will be required to sack.
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Plus: What it was like being gay and a Tory – and being sexually assaulted in the “Brief Encounter” – during the vanished world of the 1990s.
The Conservatives’ best chance of a majority is by winning over working class voters – who overwhelmingly and strongly oppose this daft policy.
Mark Carney the “unreliable boyfriend”. Mario Draghi’s forthcoming downfall. Plus: will we ever get to hear Jared O’Mara’s maiden speech?
Robert Buckland: “We must speak the language of opportunity”. His lecture on Tory revival. Full text.
“The language should be that of giving people their chance to succeed and of being on their side – a “people politics” that many practice locally but which must be scaled up.”
Labour has started selecting candidates for target seats – the Conservatives must not get left behind
The Pickles Review advised far earlier selections – so why has CCHQ not yet acted?
Sir Edward Leigh: The Government’s refusal to respond to the Opposition’s welfare motion undermines Parliament
We backed Brexit to make those in power more accountable. The House of Commons must not be ignored as if it were a mere debating society.
Theresa May “doesn’t have the strength or the authority to control her backbenchers, let alone her Cabinet.”
While his colleagues have persuaded him the route to victory is through winning Remainers, it was retaining Leave voters that saved his election campaign.
Danny Stone: Conservatives are right to fight anti-semitism – but beware making it a political football
Condemnation of such bigotry in other political parties must not be reduced to partisan mudslinging.
At Prime Minister’s Questions, Philip Davies asked her about Corbyn’s policy of ruling out no-deal.
The youth vote is not one homogenous lump: more than half of school leavers won’t go to university, and won’t benefit from more generous student loan terms.
Not only would many borrowers feel pain, but the Opposition might well be tempted to seize the chance to pile on the pressure.
The Defence Secretary calls on the Labour leader to reject his youth wing’s position.
The centenary of the Co-operative Party challenges us to re-assert the link between conservatism and the mutual economic model.