That the MP for Corby feels able to accept an office vacated over opposition to Chequers illustrates division amongst the Brexiteers.
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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.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Yesterday in Parliament, Richard Bacon, a Conservative backbencher, tried to introduce a Bill which would… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. The Daily Mail this morning reports on the 118 Conservative MPs who have written to… Read more »
Cameron hears Tory consternation about European budgets and banking union – and receives grilling on in/out referendum
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Yesterday afternoon, the House of Commons questioned David Cameron on his trip to the… Read more »
Peter Bone and Philip Hollobone can be proud of their work on the BackBench Business Committee — but it may never be as powerful/ awkward for the govt again if the new members get their way…
By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter Like Graham Brady I wasn't keen on the nature of some of the electioneering but… 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 »