They included seven former Cabinet Ministers, the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee and the Chairman of the 1922 Executive Committee.
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This isn’t even that event of journalistic legend – small earthquake, not many dead. It is a tremor that barely registers on the seismograph.
And he says that she must commit to taking the UK out of the EU by April 14 – or else quit.
Mostly ERG-aligned Leavers – but roughly ten former Remainers, a core of whom now back a second referendum.
We understand that 88 other Tory backbenchers didn’t vote on it, including Boris Johnson, Dominic Raab and Jacob Rees-Mogg.
Managing the controversial White Paper through into action is a formidable task for the woman who is mulling a future crack at the leadership.
There were 26 critical questions from Conservative backbenchers on the Government’s EU referendum leaflet yesterday and 5 supportive ones.
While the reshuffle dominated talk in the village, the Data Retention and Investigatory Bill was hurtling through the Commons.
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34 Conservative MPs write to Andrew Lansley to express “serious concerns” about plain tobacco packaging
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