Which may or may not cast light on why the Chairman of the 1922 Committee must make enquiries about correspondence in his possession.
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That’s the single fact that stands out from the “low tragedy, high farce” of resignations, splits, divisions, principles and ambitions consuming British and Brexit politics.
A new leader would need a new plan to reverse this evident humiliation of May’s leadership and of British statecraft.
If Graham Brady suddenly emerges this week to declare that a confidence vote is on, don’t be taken by surprise.
Meanwhile, the Government has quietly been appointing more trade emissaries during the last few months.
What will happen this week? When could a summit take place? What would the Cabinet say – and what might the Attorney General do?
A Budget with a message for Conservative MPs. Nice little seat you have there. Pity if anything happened to it.
In sum, Hammond said: vote for May’s Deal – or the economy gets it. But there’s more than one way of dicing the next election result.
Nicky Morgan: The tea room avoided. Local fundraisers curtailed. Colleagues suggesting the deselection of others. How Brexit is tearing our Party apart.
We must bind up our wounds and work together again as one.
There are at least four big obstacles to any plan to crown him leader. And there’s no sign that he has endorsed it, anyway.
Plus: May under fire at home and pressure abroad. And around tables at the heart of Westminster, Labour researchers huddle, as though ready for an election and power.
Stewart Jackson: Mendacity, duplicity, subterfuge and misjudgement. How I saw an establishment coup wreck a clean Brexit.
Number Ten has been desperate from the start that we must remain in the Customs Union – and endure a kind of semi-skimmed faux Brexit.
The key question now for Conservative MPs is whether they can support the UK being trapped in a customs union – and the dismemberment of the Union itself.
Good luck, Prime Minister, with your plan to split the Left. Just don’t split the Right as well while you’re at it.
Her bid to woo Labour Commons votes for a Brexit deal is part of a wider gambit.
Lord Ashcroft: The Tory MPs who say “they have sent in letters they haven’t”. Or “withdrawn letters they never sent”.
Brady reports no confidence moves against May that might not be no confidence moves at all.
Priti Patel: It’s time to elect the Party Chairman – and put our members back in charge of the Conservatives
Over the last decade our activists, supporters and members have become a distant feature of an increasing centralised Party machine – remote, distant and out of touch.