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Posts Tagged: Nicky Morgan MP
The former education secretary claims a “very senior Cabinet minister” has told her how appalled ‘she’ is at the infighting.
May’s damaged authority is having a beneficial side-effect – namely, freeing Tory MPs to think aloud about the Party’s future.
We pick out five items from it which may be of special interest to our readers and others who will attend.
“Those who say that there wouldn’t be a problem aren’t listening to exporters and employers.”
She makes this case in her first publication, but is far too anxious never to cause anyone in the educational establishment any offence.
WATCH: Beaten earlier today. But back soon. Former pro-Remain MPs prepare to fillet the EU Withdrawal Bill
Clarke, Grieve, Morgan, Soubry, Neill, Stephen Hammond, Wollaston, Sandbach and Lefroy back major changes to the Bill (as do some Brexiteers)
What counts most is opposition to a Bill or to parts of it. And most Tory criticisms of the EU Withdrawal Bill aren’t coming from the Brexiteers.
Plus: investment increasing, Heseltine declining. Listen to Farage – especially if you disagree with him. And: Activate sounds like dermatological face cream.
We now have eleven runners and riders in our Next Tory Leader section…with another 15 candidates standing by. Watch this space.
Iain Dale: The biggest gossip in politics is interviewed by the biggest gossip in politics and names the biggest gossip in politics
Plus: The decline of books. Morgan sees off the cult of Mogg. Why I won’t fly RyanAir. And: As I reach a significant birthday, I mull writing my autobiography…
They already elect their chairmen and there will be fewer trips abroad – at least when the Commons is sitting. That means more scrutiny of what Ministers are up to.
James Frayne: Back to my case. More reasons why Johnson should become the next Tory leader by acclaim.
New polling shows he’s still the public’s top choice – significantly higher than Ruth Davidson in second and much higher than David Davis in third.
Why the Prime Minister now has no alternative but to broaden her Cabinet. Today, she should bring back Gove, Morgan and Grieve.
She is now dependent on her critics if the new goverment is to work. This is a time for humility, reconciliation – and all hands on deck.
Tory MPs. If May gets back to Downing Street, her advisers must go. The Cabinet must take charge. Her Brexit plan will be overhauled.
And all this, remember, is on the assumption that she somehow gains a working majority, or is Prime Minister in a hung Parliament.