The tellers for the Noes were Christopher Chope and Chris Green. The last major Tory rebellion against Government Covid policy was 53 strong.
Posts Tagged: Philip Davies MP
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.
Growing anti-lockdown sentiment among northern Labour mayors and councils offer him new opportunities – and dangers.
These are early shots in the developing Tory backbench campaign against the restrictions, which are set to gain volume and velocity.
They can’t have been satisfied with the compromise reached yesterday over future votes on any changes to the Act’s provisions.
The second piece in our mini-series on the road to Brexit explores the challenges which the anti-EU movement overcame to survive and then thrive.
Philip Davies: Better Off Out – the campaign that shattered Westminster’s taboo about leaving the EU
The first of our mini-series on the road to Brexit recalls the watershed moment when the idea entered the political mainstream.
And: Gove says MPs can sit at weekends to get a deal through. Plus: Brisk business at the bookstall – and the menace of the “offence archaeologists”.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Esther McVey with the support of MPs from across the party is refreshing and renewing the project.
Interview – Davies & McVey. They back May’s deal. “I don’t try to persuade Esther that she shouldn’t do something, and she doesn’t persuade me that I should do something.”
“We’ve both been on a very different journey…our views have aligned.”
A dedicated band of Conservative pro-Brexit holdouts stands ready to perish rather than let May’s deal pass.
After a turbulent evening, good news for May. Support for her deal doubles among Party members. Our survey.
A majority of our respondents still oppose it. But the trend is clear: fear of No Brexit is driving activists reluctantly to back the Withdrawal Agreement.
Robert Halfon: If you don’t like the backstop and you want a Brexit deal done quickly, there’s only one answer: Common Market 2.0
I voted for the Prime Minister’s deal today. But the Commons didn’t – and we now all need a positive alternative.