It’s a mixed report, but most of those we spoke to were sanguine – which has less to with the Chancellor’s plans than with the current state of the polls.
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The new parliamentary party is more Eurosceptic, and a majority government better-positioned to absorb rebellions. And yet…
Today I am launching a Free Trade Parliamentary Caucus, to help Parliamentarians learn about the topic – and to advocate for the policy.
Philip Davies: Better Off Out – the campaign that shattered Westminster’s taboo about leaving the EU
The first of our mini-series on the road to Brexit recalls the watershed moment when the idea entered the political mainstream.
The Class of 2019 makes up 29 per cent of the Parliamentary Conservative Party.
In 2010, Eric Pickles gave my intake the benefit of his experience. Now, in turn, I offer a few lessons I’ve picked up.
James to leave Parliament after finding her association don’t want her to continue as their candidate
Her letter to the Prime Minister emphasise that ‘we agreed on just about everything apart from Brexit…I trust in your One Nation outlook’.
The South Ribble MP’s departure is a surprise – as is the fact that a shortlist to replace her has been agreed in secret before her news was announced.
If MPs carry on delaying Brexit, they risk the most savage ravaging of their reputation since the expenses scandal
It is time for the Commons to stop telling us what it’s against and to show what it’s for, which ought to be: this deal.
An obscure, unused agreement struck by Cameron and the 1922 Committee back in 2006 is set to come into play.
“Sooner or later there will have to be a general election, and then there will be a reckoning.”
Many are choosing to depart at an age which would have been very unusual in earlier times, and each gives Johnson a new chance to reshape the parliamentary party.
“As always my door is open to all colleagues…”
Sir Malcolm Rifkind says there only needs to be “a small number” who rebel, and “it seems likely the numbers are there”.
The strategist who has entered Downing Street, and the Brexiteer ‘Spartan’ who has opted to stay on the backbenches, have history and some shared qualities.