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Posts Tagged: Mel Stride MP
Jo Johnson is third. Then Greg Hands and Matt Hancock. But those who lead the results may be no less likely to go up than those who trail them.
The Mercers, Tugendhats and Cleverlys get a lot of media coverage. However, most promotions come from the ranks of the toiling Ministers of State.
Plus: Let’s have no sympathy for Farron. He didn’t give straight answers to straight questions, and is thus the cause of his own downfall.
A summary of the news from the junior ranks to date. Announcements of appointments yet to conclude.
From Reggie to Dessie: “Corbyn emerged like a badly-dressed Christmas tree, and was smoothed down by a Palace Footman.”
Plus: Portaloos for the Lords Car Park. My ancestor’s exploits at Agincourt. The Spectre of Mel Stride. And: Priti Patel at the Male, Pale and Stale.
…a deal with DUP? The Guardian floats one today – as Mel Stride did recently on this site.
Expect it to rise soon, if it isn’t already.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. The Daily Mail this morning reports on the 118 Conservative MPs who have written to… Read more »
Mel Stride MP: To provide a shot in the arm for small business, the Coalition should review parental leave benefits
Mel Stride is the Member of Parliament for Central Devon, founder of the Deep Blue group, and an entrepreneur. Along… Read more »
Who are Deep Blue? Matthew Barrett profiles the backbenchers seeking to represent the “sensible right” of the 2010 intake
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter My series profiling the backbench groups of Tory MPs often features groups with ideological goals, such… Read more »
Mel Stride MP: Britain needs “something pretty dramatic to pull us out of the current economic mire”
Mel Stride is Member of Parliament for Central Devon. The PPS to John Hayes MP, Mel is also founder of… Read more »
What is the Cornerstone group? Matthew Barrett profiles the socially conservative Tory backbench group
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter My series profiling the backbench groups of Tory MPs has so far mainly featured groups… Read more »
Mel Stride is the MP for Central Devon In the Guardian last year there were two striking personal stories. One… Read more »
By Jonathan IsabyFollow Jonathan on Twitter At Culture Questions yesterday, the subject of the Olympics came up, as it doubtless… Read more »