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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Both men sit broadly on the centre-right of the Parliamentary Party. That there is no candidate from the centre-left is a sign of internal change.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Mostly ERG-aligned Leavers – but roughly ten former Remainers, a core of whom now back a second referendum.
We currently have it at 189 declared for May, versus the 31 publicly opposed, and 93 undeclared.
So much of the Government’s strategy is predicated on the belief that this is impossible. But what if that’s wrong?
All but two of those elected are from the 2010, 2015 and 2017 intakes.
If the Government really is considering treating the intimidation of politicians in the same way as hate crime, it ought to think again.
There’s one undeniable trend among those promoted: they backed the winning candidate.
Plus: Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the – Aaarrrggghhh!
All the posts were elected unopposed – another sign of Tory MPs’ growing discipline.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Yesterday in Parliament, Richard Bacon, a Conservative backbencher, tried to introduce a Bill which would… Read more »
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By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. After today's 1922 Committee elections, Robert Buckland has been elected Joint-Secretary (replacing Karen Bradley, an… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Guido Fawkes has a list of new Conservative members of Select Committees, from Graham… Read more »