Mark Spencer has reportedly rung round to inform them that they have lost the Whip.
Posts Tagged: Margot James MP
If Boris Johnson wants to pursue a No Deal exit, then he will have a fight on his hands with MPs.
The new Prime Minister will inherit the worst political legacy in living memory – with the very barest of working majorities.
She says that over the past few months she has become “increasingly uncomfortable” with the rhetoric surrounding Brexit.
The 17 Conservative MPs who rebelled against the Government on prorogation – and the ministers who failed to vote
Margot James resigned as a minister following her rebellion. Meanwhile, the Chancellor joined Gauke and Clark in failing to support the Government.
By working closely with Government to target investment, we have rekindled that creative spark that is one again catching the eye of the world.
Iain Dale: Rudd, Clark, Gauke. After all their bluster about resigning, abstaining ministers took the cowardly way out
Plus: The Chief Whip’s swift transformation from Francis Urquhart to Mr Bean. And: why I can’t bring myself to vote Tory in the local elections.
Though there may have been extenuating circumstances – namely, contradictory instructions from Number Ten and the Whips respectively.
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.
The Digital Minister sets out the sanctions and penalties the Government is considering for social media companies who don’t police content.
Amidst the wreckage this morning, there are a few points of light. But that cackling noise you hear from Kensington is George Osborne laughing his head off.
It is hard to appoint more women to Cabinet when there are few senior women to promote. We count only four at Minister of State level.
Edward Frith: Corbyn promised us the moon. May pretended we weren’t there. No wonder young people backed Labour.
My generation are a generation who don’t watch TV and don’t read newspapers – but do watch YouTube and get their news from Facebook.
The last ten surveys contain mixed news for all parties and some noteworthy results.
Chris Skidmore becomes Deputy Chair.