As Mayor of London, he carefully selected and built an effective team around him to deliver on his election promises. He trusted that team to get on with the job.
The Prime Minister falls 14 votes short – and says that the Bill will be paused while he speaks to EU leaders.
It’s a surprisingly large Government majority: 24 independents and 19 Labour MPs voted with the Government.
When Letwin and Watson are on the same page, we should all study the book very carefully.
Seven voted for Grieve’s motion, six voted against, and the remaining eight did not vote.
The Fixed Terms Parliament Act may pave the way to delivering Brexit by October 31. And for that, we can thank…
The association meets tonight to choose the person whom it hopes will succeed Nick Boles.
The new Prime Minister will inherit the worst political legacy in living memory – with the very barest of working majorities.
There are now 15 independents, plus the Change UK factions and a smattering of pro-Brexit rebel Labour MPs.
Claims about an organised, hostile takeover of the Party have reared their heads again. Is there any truth to them?
The vote by Bracknell Conservatives leaves the future of their MP in doubt. Further little local difficulties may follow.
The row over his sacking is a sign of a Party pulled in different directions by the way politics works – and by culture wars. Now a new competitor is knocking at the door.
Our Executive Editor discusses disillusioned members, internal democracy, and allegations of UKIP infiltration on BBC Radio Four.
This isn’t even that event of journalistic legend – small earthquake, not many dead. It is a tremor that barely registers on the seismograph.
Plus: What would it take to get the Cabinet leavers to resign? Clarke’s Maastricht Treaty Customs Union moment. And: in defence of Robbie Gibb.