The vocation of the front-runner is not to mess up. And he hasn’t. Indeed, he has picked up support – and upped the pace.
Posts Tagged: Robert Halfon MP
In a field this crowded and with an electorate so, er, sophisticated, make no assumptions about which names will be forwarded to Party members.
The unrebuttable fact is that the Prime Minister is in breach of her word, and that the collapse of trust in the Party threatens to be terminal.
The Gove reforms are being undermined. Headteachers need to have autonomy.
There’s little that Conservative MPs can do to stop the Speaker – they don’t have the votes to depose him.
A dedicated band of Conservative pro-Brexit holdouts stands ready to perish rather than let May’s deal pass.
Halfon and Stevenson join the Europhile ultras in a very near miss for the Government.
Philip Davies, a famously long-standing and committed Brexiteer, is among their number.
The defectors are wrong. The Conservatives aren’t shifting to the right. They are mired in the mixed middle.
No less than the ERG, the group of three sees everything through the prism of Brexit – which, let it not be forgotten, they voted to support themselves.
We trail a mini-series on what might happen next amidst a sense of uncertainty about will follow the Gove reforms.
Halfon is wrong to attribute the rise in school exclusion rates to any disregard for those affected.
The MP for Harlow argues that Labour is “talking the language of the British people”.
A Budget with a message for Conservative MPs. Nice little seat you have there. Pity if anything happened to it.
In sum, Hammond said: vote for May’s Deal – or the economy gets it. But there’s more than one way of dicing the next election result.
If the Budget choice this year is between supporting the new system or raising tax thresholds, the answer is a no brainer.
It was May’s best conference speech as Conservative leader. But her One Nation pitch could be too late to save her.