Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Posts Tagged: Liz Truss MP
From Reggie to Rory Sahib: My whip said the office is neutral for this leadership contest. Tell that to the marines.
Our elder statesman returns for the election – and writes that “the poor devil who wins will then face the same dead end as old Mrs May”.
So no more dropouts after Sam Gyimah’s departure earlier this afternoon. The first ballot will be held on Thursday.
Truss and Davidson take the other podium spots, challenging the assumptions held in some quarters about the Tory grassroots.
From: Hunt, Javid, Gove, Hancock, Stewart, Truss, Rudd, Johnson, Leadsom, Raab, Harper and Baker.
The contest may or may not produce a Snow White. But statistically, there are bound to be more than seven dwarves.
The row over his sacking is a sign of a Party pulled in different directions by the way politics works – and by culture wars. Now a new competitor is knocking at the door.
The only worse scores we can find were awarded to Vince Cable and Chris Huhne at their lowest points in the Coalition.
Next Tory Leader. Our Survey. Johnson dominates the table. He puts on ten points and leads by eighteen.
The pattern of results over many months suggests that the worse the position of the Conservatives, the better he does.
There is a mismatch between Government announcements and Commons realities. It cannot attempt reforms without risking them being amended out of recognition.
Next Tory Leader. It’s Johnson first, Raab second and Gove third in our first survey since May’s pledge to quit.
Next time round, we will try run-offs between some of the main candidates, which are a bit ovedue.
Such as: do you see Brexit as a help or a hindrance – and what’s your vision for our post-Leave country?
Our survey. Next Tory leader – Johnson is top again. Here’s why he’s in pole position with minimum effort.
It is striking how little the former Foreign Secretary is doing to maintain his lead. Then again, he scarcely needs to stir – for the moment.
It may have produced Anna Soubry – but it also gave us a mixed cross-section of Tories, including Conor Burns, Esther McVey, Priti Patel and Liz Truss.
WATCH: Truss on Chope – “I was absolutely appalled. I’m going to speak to him this week. I want to see him change his mind.”
She says that she wants to win him round to her point of view, and doesn’t approve of the current deselection mania.