How the far left uses a feedback loop to shut down people in the short term – and ideas in the long.
Posts Tagged: Nadine Dorries MP
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.
Twenty five Tory MPs joined Labour and the SNP in opposing liberalisation, and provided the Government’s margin of defeat.
Highlights of the debate, including contributions by Caroline Spelman, Crispin Blunt, Nadine Dorries and Dr Liam Fox.
Aladdin: Gloria de Piero. Widow Twanky: Chris Bryant. Abananzer: Peter Mandelson. Genie of the Lamp, Michael Gove. Princess Lotus Blossom: Gavin Williamson…
Some wanted to give the people a say – but one MP even argued that doing so would be “an intrinsic corruption of our democracy”.
While the reshuffle dominated talk in the village, the Data Retention and Investigatory Bill was hurtling through the Commons.
Plus: Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the – Aaarrrggghhh!