A new Prime Minister, and a changing of the guard at the Foreign Office, is a chance to change tack on the British Indian Ocean Territory.
Posts Tagged: Sir Alan Duncan MP
Hammond, Lidington, Gauke, Stewart – now all gone. The full roll call of MPs who have resigned from May’s ministry.
It’s 21 Ministers and counting this year alone, and over 50 in all over the course of this Government.
The new Prime Minister will inherit the worst political legacy in living memory – with the very barest of working majorities.
Andrew Gimson’s leadership sketch: Black arts, FSBs and as they come to the last it’s still neck and neck
Jokes continue to be told, but it would be wrong to suggest the contest has been fought in a spirit of unwearying amity.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
He would be averse to leaving without a deal, but even more alarmed by the idea of taking any course of action which risked breaking the Tory Party into fragments.
Iain Dale: Why is May making her case to 35 million people won’t vote on her deal? And not to the 650 or so who will?
Plus: Keep the Brexit TV debate simple. Giving Allin-Khan and Duncan a piece of my mind. And: Carney – we’ve heard it all before.
The Mercers, Tugendhats and Cleverlys get a lot of media coverage. However, most promotions come from the ranks of the toiling Ministers of State.
His toothless policy towards the Democratic Unionists and Sinn Fein has created an unsustainable democratic vacuum in Northern Ireland.
The Foreign Affairs Committee’s recent report is a good start, but much more work needs to be done.
Interview: David Burrowes, occasional rebel, constant Christian – and a backbench force to be reckoned with
The MP for Enfield Southgate helped to sink tax credit and Sunday Trading changes – and now has eye on the Government’s housing benefit plans for young people.
The Prime Minister was in gracefully valedictory mode, while the Leader of the Opposition behaved like a not very articulate limpet.
One fears it will be bad for the Prime Minister’s character to face so little serious opposition.
At a time of great change in the region, I’m very proud of the work we have done to connect our Party with the critical issues and people there.
The longer no party can gain no more than about a third of a vote, the louder the debate about changing the system will become.