But he looks to be a stronger candidate than he did four years ago, when he first stood to be West Midlands Mayor.
Posts Tagged: Michael Fabricant MP
Lobbying: a modest proposal. Let’s register any time anyone meets a Minister or MP – anywhere, anyhow.
P.S: It’s early days in the Greensill affair. But the people we elect don’t always seem to be in charge.
The Prime Minister was obliged to listen to some advice from Wellingborough Conservative Party: “Say the first thing that comes into your head.”
Iain Dale: The way the BBC and Sky News behave, you’d think we are the only country in the world with a second wave
Plus: Free school meals, Pointless Celebrities, Bower’s book And: “Did the honourable lady just call me scum?” Your chance to drink to that.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Chris White: A guide to today’s indicative votes – and their significance, as the legislature seizes power from the executive
This week has seen Parliament grab control, and this has serious implications for the practices of responsible government.
Mostly ERG-aligned Leavers – but roughly ten former Remainers, a core of whom now back a second referendum.
That’s the single fact that stands out from the “low tragedy, high farce” of resignations, splits, divisions, principles and ambitions consuming British and Brexit politics.
Conservative MPs are looking forward to the vote. And even diehard Remainers acknowledge it is a Pyrrhic victory.
May, Johnson, Hannan, Davidson, Fabricant and others give their thoughts. Plus, has anyone checked on Sir Simon Burns?
From Reggie to Dessie: In which glamorous young ladies of Eastern European extraction close in on Conservative MPs
Plus: The Parliamentary Awayday. Matt Hancock is bitten by a police alsatian – but as Fabricant observed, the dog should live!
The close-run fight for the future of our country comfortably wins both polls by clear majorities, trumping defections to UKIP and showdowns with Europe.
Of course our efforts at Rochester weren’t helped by the glitches in the new CCHQ computer “Darth Vader”.
The case for Bercow as a great reformer tends to be obscured by his astonishingly bad manners.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: hostilities suspended as Cameron and Miliband unite in the face of terrorism
Only the points of order raised against John Bercow by three Tory MPs struck a partisan note.