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.
Posts Tagged: Patrick McLoughlin MP
An obscure, unused agreement struck by Cameron and the 1922 Committee back in 2006 is set to come into play.
Clarke delivered an attack which recalled Howe’s on Thatcher.
Interview. McLoughlin – Hunt’s former campaign Chairman, lifelong One Nation Tory – backs Johnson’s suspensions
The former Party Chairman and Chief Whip says the only way to save moderate conservatism is to get Brexit through.
Had he not founded the European Research Group, we might very well be subject to the Withdrawal Agreement or have never had the chance to vote Leave.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
So no more dropouts after Sam Gyimah’s departure earlier this afternoon. The first ballot will be held on Thursday.
Progressive commentators and saloon-bar orators are wrong to condemn MPs for finding the national issue hard to settle.
Yesterday in the Commons. More opponents than supporters of the Prime Minister’s deal on the Conservative backbenchers.
That said, there was more backing for her from her party than some of today’s headlines suggest.
Prepare for a Rule Britannia defence of Chequers at Party Conference…followed by its junking afterwards, as May is forced towards the most practicable alternative presently on offer.
A key reason why the line was unprofitable is that Network Rail failed to deliver improved infrastructure – and it’s already in public hands.
There are plenty of possible ways the Party can expand its reach beyond the politically committed, but it shouldn’t neglect the simplest step.
Fresh research bolsters ConservativeHome’s case for a new Chairman and urgent Party reform – and offers a glimmer of hope.
Davidson and Mordaunt also score highly, whilst the Chancellor and Chief Whip both languish with negative scores.
And after hitting a personal low last month, the Budget seems to have got the Chancellor (just) back into the membership’s good books.