Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Posts Tagged: Stephen Crabb MP
He could survive tomorrow’s ballot. If he doesn’t, his supporters will have to ask themselves what sort of final they want.
Stephen Crabb and Desmond Swayne: The next Prime Minister must uphold Britain’s commitment to overseas aid
It’s so much more than charity: it bolsters our diplomacy and nurtures trading partners and military allies around the world.
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.
The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union cites the way in which the OBR repeatedly fails to predict the deficit as an example of inevitable modelling errors.
Which is what she hinted at after the last one – and which would ease the pressures on her and help get the government back on its feet.
Patel got a lot done – in particular, improving international rules about emergency spending. Now her successor must work on an aid policy for Global Britain.
May’s damaged authority is having a beneficial side-effect – namely, freeing Tory MPs to think aloud about the Party’s future.
Those who voted against same-sex marriage were more likely to support Leadsom than those who voted for the legislation, whilst the opposite was true for Gove.
A vocal Brexiteer, a vocal critic of the Government’s plans, and two newly-elected MPs (Simon Clarke and Vicky Ford) were unsuccessful in the race.
Those who are left of party centre are breaking cover to attack ‘Mayism’, whilst Brexiteers seem to be rallying around the Prime Minister.
Iain Dale: Rudd to the Treasury, a Gove comeback, McLoughlin to quit. What may happen in the reshuffle.
Oh, and Timothy and Hill should be moved on from being co-Chiefs of Staff – the former to head up policy, the latter press.
They could even tie with Labour. If they build in their 2015 success (and learn from their 2016 disappointment) more seats are definitely within reach.
Chris Stevens: Working alongside Conservatives in the referendum campaign convinced me I should join them
Now I have switched from UKIP to the Conservative Group on the excellent Reigate and Banstead Borough Council.
The new Communities Secretary sees the construction of more homes as his priority. It is a daunting political mission.