This rebellion had little in common with most others, but the names of many who oppose the Government now show a certain predictability.
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Four members from the 2019 intake make the top 50, beating longer-serving and higher-ranked colleagues.
He would not conciliate the Liaison Committee by promising to meet it three times a year, let alone by holding an inquiry into Cummings.
We’re now on Day Four of the controversy. This list began on Day Two and continues. One Minister has resigned from the Government.
The Defence Secretary accused the Leader of the Opposition of spouting anti-American, “anti-imperialist guff”.
This inconclusive squabble about whether to hold a general election cannot go on.
Never before has so much material been assembled from such a wealth of sources about the Leader of the House.
And Bercow, bad-mannered to the end, announces that he at least will leave on 31st October
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
He could survive tomorrow’s ballot. If he doesn’t, his supporters will have to ask themselves what sort of final they want.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Tory MPs decide this is not the right evening to defenestrate the PM
But there was also a sense, outside the meeting of the 1922 Committee, that the revolution has only been postponed.
Several Ministers helped to see off the Government’s best hope of avoiding a full-on crisis in the Party – and perhaps of saving Brexit too.
Interview. Sharma – “Every foreign investor I met thought leaving the EU would present significantly more opportunities for bilateral trade.”
The Employment Minister embodies two reasons why the Government is still afloat – its jobs creation record and under-reported Ministerial loyalty.
“In my personal opinion, Olly Robbins should go to the Tower, in which case he should arrive by river.”
Seema Kennedy becomes the Prime Minister’s second PPS. Brexiteer Kwasi Kwarteng is PPS to Philip Hammond. And much, much more.