Our region-by-region survey of possible key seats continues with a look at what is shaping up to be one of the key head-to-head confrontations between the Tories and Labour.
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Several Ministers helped to see off the Government’s best hope of avoiding a full-on crisis in the Party – and perhaps of saving Brexit too.
Yesterday in the Commons. More opponents than supporters of the Prime Minister’s deal on the Conservative backbenchers.
That said, there was more backing for her from her party than some of today’s headlines suggest.
The chairs of the 1922 Policy Boards are joined by a range of MPs and peers, all of whom will aid Skidmore’s work.
Seven MPs and three peers will oversee the work of policy innovation.
That the MP for Corby feels able to accept an office vacated over opposition to Chequers illustrates division amongst the Brexiteers.
Robert Halfon: Last week’s elections blazed a trail for fusing workers’ and metropolitan conservatism
The Conservative Government is also going to have to get back to its DNA – cutting taxes. Reductions for those on incomes below £45,000 would send a powerful signal.
Brandon Lewis: Thank you, Conservative members. Because of you, we did well in these elections. But this is just the start.
I want to commend every single one of you that stood for council or campaigned in any way in this poll.
How bad is the prognosis for urban Conservatism? Will there be a fightback outside of London? Will the Liberal Democrats show signs of life? Some potential clues.
It is not merely money that is wasted. It is spending which diminishes the amount of scrutiny that might otherwise occur.
Small firms have had to struggle due to bureaucratic inertia by some councils. At least the culprits have been identified.
The Government has not reintroduced the Bill that would implement its commitment to the localisation of business rates by 2020.
Council papers are curbed while independent papers will get a Business Rates cuts.
This week we examine another region where the main parties fought themselves to a stalemate, whilst UKIP positioned themselves for future success.
Recent ConservativeHome authors James Wharton and Guto Bebb are present. Both expressed concern about the consequences for their areas of the offer to Scotland.