Courtesy of Philip Cowley, here are some markers for this evening’s votes, when they come.
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A new study of the 2017 general election shows May failing to insist on a message and a manifesto which supported each other.
The radical, anti-establishment, change-focused election launch speech drafted for May – but which she never delivered. Full text.
It was junked for a Crosby-approved alternative. Here it is in full for the first time.
Those who voted against same-sex marriage were more likely to support Leadsom than those who voted for the legislation, whilst the opposite was true for Gove.
The Electoral Reform Society calculates that a tiny change in votes would have given May a bare majority last spring. But how much difference would this have made?
Chris White: There may be trouble ahead – with a slim majority, unity is the only way to avoid disaster
It only takes nine rebel Conservative MPs to defeat the Government. If that became a regular occurrence, voters would not forgive us.
Peter Cuthbertson: Sex, lies, votes, private habits, skewed surveys – our electoral secrets laid bare
As a Conservative candidate, I found a number of chapters in Cowley and Ford’s new book encouraging.
Philip Cowley and Mark Stuart: This Parliament remains on course to be the most rebellious since 1945.
Philip Cowley and Mark Stuart are based in the School of Politics and International Relations at Nottingham University. We’ve been… Read more »
Philip Cowley and Mark Stuart: Serious three-way splits for a parliamentary party in the voting lobbies are rare, but not unprecedented
Philip Cowley and Mark Stuart are at the Centre for British Politics at the University of Nottingham. They run www.revolts.co.uk,… Read more »
Philip Cowley: What will the Conservative Parliamentary Party be like after the next general election?
Philip Cowley is Professor of Parliamentary Government at the University of Nottingham, and runs the website www.revolts.co.uk, which monitors backbench… Read more »