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Posts Tagged: Lee Rowley MP
Interview: “Petrolhead” Milling denies that Elliot is really in charge at CCHQ, and says that she’s visited all 48 Red Wall seats
The co-Party Chairman says next year’s local elections will definitely go ahead, and won’t give a figure for Party membership.
From calling the measures “dystopian”, to criticising Whitty and Vallance’s latest graph, there were some scathing speeches.
The second in our series of pieces on how the 2017 generation of winners from Labour increased their majorities.
The Whips and CCHQ should utilise the experience of Bretherton, Bradley, Clarke, Hughes and Rowley – all of whom won Labour seats in 2017.
Johnson is a self-described “Brexity Hezza” and now has the chance to mould a Party and country in his own romantic image.
Lee Rowley: Killamarsh Conservatism – the reason North East Derbyshire bucked the trend in last week’s elections
Our approach, and our message, won the backing of communities which have previously only ever voted Labour. It can work elsewhere, too.
The local election aftermath. May and Corbyn are like two spooked children, drawing nearer for comfort as the thunder rages.
Will they now seek to appease turbulent voters by rushing her-deal-plus-the-Customs-Union through the Commons?
The Leader of the Opposition took the chance to do a bit of electioneering by praising Tony Blair’s achievements.
Mostly ERG-aligned Leavers – but roughly ten former Remainers, a core of whom now back a second referendum.
Nicky Morgan: Five questions for MPs this week. But whatever their answers, they should vote for the Withdrawal Agreement.
We can bring the withdrawal phase to a close. And can then get on with thinking about how to, and who should, negotiate the future relationship.
We currently have it at 189 declared for May, versus the 31 publicly opposed, and 93 undeclared.
The idea that we park the difficult challenges for a few years, by remaining in the EU in all but name, is for the birds.
Chloe Westley: Enough talk of tax rises from Tory Ministers. Let’s have tax cuts instead. Or else what are they for?
The Conservatives are not going to win the hearts and minds of the British people by proposing Labour-lite policies. There must be something different on offer.
Onward, FREER, the revitalised CPS. The Tory MPs involved in all these will have to take some risks if they’re to get off the groumd.