This rebellion had little in common with most others, but the names of many who oppose the Government now show a certain predictability.
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She warns: “There are many hospitality businesses that have spent tens of thousands of pounds making themselves Covid secure and yet they can’t open.”
Fox floated a new Parliamentary committee to “determine that decisions across all parts of Government have been taken on the best available evidence”.
That’s the biggest Tory revolt so far on a virus-related division, and enough potentially to defeat the Government in future.
Over a third of those who asked a question during a Hancock statement yesterday were to some degree resistant to such shutdowns.
Both men sit broadly on the centre-right of the Parliamentary Party. That there is no candidate from the centre-left is a sign of internal change.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Mostly ERG-aligned Leavers – but roughly ten former Remainers, a core of whom now back a second referendum.
Meanwhile, the Government has quietly been appointing more trade emissaries during the last few months.
All but two of those elected are from the 2010, 2015 and 2017 intakes.
There’s one undeniable trend among those promoted: they backed the winning candidate.
The Prime Minister’s decision to publish his tax return has big knock-on implications for his colleagues, and perhaps for himself too.
Plus: Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the – Aaarrrggghhh!
The Harlow MP offers a solution to a complaint made by some of his fellow Conservative backbenchers.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. The Daily Mail this morning reports on the 118 Conservative MPs who have written to… Read more »