It’s not just about there being more Tory MPs. There has been a remarkable clearout of the establishment figures.
Posts Tagged: Rory Stewart MP
He didn’t dissent from Javid’s call for one. But we can’t find any evidence that he gave a specific commitment.
The Prime Minister falls 14 votes short – and says that the Bill will be paused while he speaks to EU leaders.
It’s a surprisingly large Government majority: 24 independents and 19 Labour MPs voted with the Government.
An obscure, unused agreement struck by Cameron and the 1922 Committee back in 2006 is set to come into play.
The Moggcast. “The Government will obey the law, but it’s not necessarily entirely clear precisely what the law is.”
Rees-Mogg suggests Conservatives will prefer restoring the Law Lords to judicial hearings. And says Watson faces “very serious questions”.
Rupert Myers: Stewart has left the Party. But here’s why other moderates must stay, keep faith – and change it for the better.
Do not mistake the current intolerance of pro-European voices for power: it is a sign of the brittle fragility of a current leadership which is running out of options fast.
Ex-Tory MPs split three ways on the question of compelling advisers to publish private correspondence
Seven voted for Grieve’s motion, six voted against, and the remaining eight did not vote.
Iain Dale: Bracknell, Broadland, Tunbridge Wells, Conservative candidacies and my future. A statement.
Plus: my profound sense of unease at the withdrawal of the whip from 21 Conservative MPs.
Today, its future looks less economically and socially liberal; its flavour less southern and more northern; its replacement MPs more committed to Brexit. Will that work?
Mark Spencer has reportedly rung round to inform them that they have lost the Whip.
We should measure the success of our aid programmes by the good we achieve, not simply by the amount of money we spend.
Iain Dale: This Cabinet is the most right-of-centre in modern times. And there’s nothing wrong with that.
Plus: should Patel have come? Should Mordaunt have gone? And: my predictions. What I got right and wrong.
Johnson’s shuffle. If one asks for decisiveness – for an end to drift – don’t complain when it’s delivered.
We have the Government that we should have had then, ready to counter the charge that Vote Leave scurried away from Brexit, rather than manning up to deliver it.
Johnson’s reshuffle. Live Blog. Seven of his leadership rivals get jobs. Rees-Mogg in as Leader of the House.
We can now see the new Government taking shape, after a dramatic bout of sackings and new appointments at the top.