it is quite conceivable that the Left of the party, casting around for a leadership contest standard bearer, will decide that he fits the bill.
Posts Tagged: Robert Halfon MP
Then come Redwood and Tugendhat to make up the top five. Four of the top ten have been in the Commons for less than three years.
Nicky Morgan: Why this social mobility setback? Because the best brains in the Government are fixated on Brexit.
Too little attention is focused on the reasons why where you are born and your family background still matter far too much in modern Britain.
Peter Franklin: Introducing GovOpposition. How the Tories can reinvent themselves in office. And who’s doing it best.
While the responsibilities of government must be shouldered, there’s no doubting the need for a time of renewal – one as profound as in any period of opposition.
Spreadsheet Phil must become Storyteller Phil – if his Budget is to succeed where the Tory conference failed
The Chancellor needs to help deliver the sense of direction so strikingly absent in Manchester last month, and indeed since last June’s election.
Her needs to deliver bold measures, but also show that he can read the politics and mood of the party and country.
Conservative Workers and Trades Unionists campaigns to ensure that we have the best policies for the rights, wages, and welfare of British working people.
There was a genuine sense of grievance that policy suggestions and campaigning ideas are never listened to.
May’s damaged authority is having a beneficial side-effect – namely, freeing Tory MPs to think aloud about the Party’s future.
The most startling element is its one big dive outside the workings of the Tory machine: he wants the leader’s powers to draw up the manifesto to be reined in.
We pick out five items from it which may be of special interest to our readers and others who will attend.
All agree that something must be done. But everyone would prefer that someone else is the one to do it.
Iain Dale: The biggest gossip in politics is interviewed by the biggest gossip in politics and names the biggest gossip in politics
Plus: The decline of books. Morgan sees off the cult of Mogg. Why I won’t fly RyanAir. And: As I reach a significant birthday, I mull writing my autobiography…
They already elect their chairmen and there will be fewer trips abroad – at least when the Commons is sitting. That means more scrutiny of what Ministers are up to.
Plus: Let’s have no sympathy for Farron. He didn’t give straight answers to straight questions, and is thus the cause of his own downfall.