The Deputy Speaker, Nigel Evans, makes the historic announcement to the House of Commons.
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Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
The House was becalmed.
Corbyn choose to eschew Europe altogether in his six questions, leading instead on inequality and votes for young people.
Profile. Nigel Farage – the career politician who denounces career politicians. With abundant energy and brilliant timing.
One wonders whether he feels a kind of disappointed love for the Tories – or for them as he thinks they ought to be.
The Leader of the Opposition took the chance to do a bit of electioneering by praising Tony Blair’s achievements.
The Ribble Valley MP says that May’s neglect of her Northern Irish allies is one of the worst cases of political misjudgement he has witnessed in his career in the Commons.
Philip Davies, a famously long-standing and committed Brexiteer, is among their number.
Daniel Hannan: Kavanaugh may be guilty. But justice demands that his confirmation should take place.
The presumption of innocence should not be some empty piety. A nasty aspect of politics is that this principle is reversed when the headlines are bad enough.
Jake Berry: What I found on my Northern Powerhouse tour. Resilience, skill, innovation and success. Plus an appetite for Brexit.
But more money and powers need to be given directly to the North to drive further progress.
“Why don’t you press the European Union to get a good trade deal with the United Kingdom?”
Lord Ashcroft’s conference diary: Revealed – the MP who led the singing of Happy Birthday to the Prime Minister
Plus: I’ve worked as a postman, a barman and a swimming pool attendant, the new for new talent, and welcoming Michael Dugher.
If the Government really is considering treating the intimidation of politicians in the same way as hate crime, it ought to think again.
The Parliamentary Party has just been through two divisive experiences, and there was evidently no appetite for a third.
Aside any concerns about individual choice, it will undermine small shops and do little to hinder black marketeers.