To deliver on his promise to the House of Commons, the Secretary of State will need to overcome deeply entrenched attitudes in his own Department.
Posts Tagged: Mark Francois MP
They included seven former Cabinet Ministers, the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee and the Chairman of the 1922 Executive Committee.
As ERG Chairman his unyielding opposition to May’s Deal proved to be of great significance.
A vote by MPs is the only sensible way to resolve the matter one way or the other – assuming that the £500,000 target is reached.
If 50,000 people each gave £10, we’d hit our target. Please, Brexiteers – help us outmanoeuvre the Establishment again, and mark the occasion in style.
The Government should allow MPs the chance to vote on letting the bells ring out from this iconic tower.
Grieve today, Francois tomorrow? The rights and wrongs of withdrawing the whip from Conservative rebels.
Shouldn’t local Assocations have the right to select their candidate? It is far from obvious to us that the answer is no.
Don’t be so distracted by the actors – and all the talk of deselection and elections – as to miss the drama’s bigger picture.
The new Prime Minister will inherit the worst political legacy in living memory – with the very barest of working majorities.
From Reggie to Rory Sahib: Greetings on your Grand Tour. Here, Boris and J.Hunt esquire are showering punters with taxpayers’ cash
There are all these ghastly photos of them hugging passers by and avoiding difficult questions.
Had he not founded the European Research Group, we might very well be subject to the Withdrawal Agreement or have never had the chance to vote Leave.
One red line after another has been washed away. Promise after promise has been broken. We have capitulated to Michel Barnier at every turn.
Amidst verbal and actual violence, it is tempting to seek to shut down, say, Farage or Lammy altogether. But politics without anger would be impossible – and undesirable.
There is more sympathy across the House for the Prime Minister than one would guess from the headlines.
Hers or Letwins? That’s what the choice is narrowing down to. From the point of view of trust in politics, how MPs vote will now make little difference – if any.