Parliament returns today – but they were in the Palace of Westminster for their induction yesterday.
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How the half a century-long Conservative civil war over Europe was won last week in a single day. By the Brexiteers.
One has to pinch oneself to remember that as recently as last July May was Prime Minister, Hammond Chancellor of the Exchequer and Gauke Lord Chancellor.
In 2010, Eric Pickles gave my intake the benefit of his experience. Now, in turn, I offer a few lessons I’ve picked up.
The speeding up of turnover rates has almost nothing to do with shifts to the right or left, and much more to do with wider cultural change in Parliament.
If their Associations are willing – even perhaps if they are not – any of those named can now stand in the forthcoming election as Tory candidates
An obscure, unused agreement struck by Cameron and the 1922 Committee back in 2006 is set to come into play.
Unity of purpose requires debate, compromise and ultimately putting collective interest above self- interest.
Ex-Tory MPs split three ways on the question of compelling advisers to publish private correspondence
Seven voted for Grieve’s motion, six voted against, and the remaining eight did not vote.
He must neither sign an extension nor break the law. Which could leave only one road open to him.
Today, its future looks less economically and socially liberal; its flavour less southern and more northern; its replacement MPs more committed to Brexit. Will that work?
The Bracknell MP had jumped ship to the Lib Dems in mind if not in deed earlier in the year.
They are not necessarily three birds of a feather: ConservativeHome is told that Simpson will vote with the Government this evening.
It was never possible to maintain exactly the same benefits of EU membership whilst walking away from the institutions and the rules.
“As always my door is open to all colleagues…”
The strategist who has entered Downing Street, and the Brexiteer ‘Spartan’ who has opted to stay on the backbenches, have history and some shared qualities.