Plus: There are some promotions which are inexplicable, too; and how fast can Jo Swinson get from Brecon to Edinburgh?
Posts Tagged: Nadine Dorries MP
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Philip Davies, a famously long-standing and committed Brexiteer, is among their number.
Henry Newman: Norway Plus, Common Market 2.0. Call it whatever you like, it could basically leave us as a non-voting EU member
It amounts to wishful thinking, not a workable, sustainable answer. And it’s not as easy to implement as some of its advocates make out.
We currently have it at 189 declared for May, versus the 31 publicly opposed, and 93 undeclared.
“My understanding is that the rest of the world trades on WTO rules with independent free trade agreements.”
How the far left uses a feedback loop to shut down people in the short term – and ideas in the long.
Iain Dale: Silly error, or malevolent ploy? Either way, Johnson has done himself no favours among Tory MPs.
The MPs, of course, pick the final two in a leadership race. Plus: the Westminster Transfer Window. And: my workaholic holiday.
Davis may not have got all he wanted on the backstop. But for the second time in a few months, he has nudged May forwards. It is high time she made the most of him.
The Conservative MP says that the Chancellor “needs to have the Prime Minister’s back, and he doesn’t”.
“She has to come out next week…and assert her authority to stop people like Grant Shapps from organising these pathetic little lists.”
Iain Dale: How women could soon lead our two main parties – plus Scotland’s leading three, and a Welsh one
Plus: Leadsom comes up on the rails. Why men should never wear red trousers. And: 100 years on from the Battle of the Somme.
She accuses the PM and Chancellor of behaving “almost like a pair of school bullies”.
Iain Dale: TTIP. Why should unelected transnational corporations dictate the policies of democratically-elected governments?
Plus: Why Michael and Sarah Gove’s pillow talk should be taped. And why I have under-estimated Donald Trump.
There were 26 critical questions from Conservative backbenchers on the Government’s EU referendum leaflet yesterday and 5 supportive ones.