If yesterday’s accommodation had been reached last week, Duncan Smith wouldn’t have felt the need to resign in the first place.
Posts Tagged: Stephen Crabb MP
More power and control must be devolved to Cabinet members if we are to see the improvement in the quality of government that is now plainly necessary.
Crabb. A Remainer. A social justice Tory. And now, as he replaces Duncan Smith, a possible leadership contender
Alongside his ally Ruth Davidson, single-mum-and-council-house-raised Crabb is also part of a new generation of blue collar Tories.
Also: SNP minister accused of ignoring human rights abuses to solicit Qatari cash; UUP condemn McGuinness’ involvement in terror investigation panel; and more.
Our Cabinet league table. Cameron’s ratings go negative. Boris’s are the lowest on record. Feelings are running high in the Tory family.
Leave supporters mark Remain Ministers down. Remain supporters mark Leave Ministers down. Gove heads the table on our lowest top score ever.
Also: Villiers accused of ducking questions on Brexit’s impact on NI; Welsh Tories want ‘scores on doors’ for hospitals; SNP take cover from poor financial figures; and more.
Also: Brexit battle spreads to Ulster; UKIP hold out hope of Scottish Parliament success; Jones challenges Crabb on the Wales Bill; and more.
“The deficit deniers have taken over the Opposition.”
The row over the Prime Minister’s remarks about local Associations has been mostly concocted. But the need for Party reform is real. We open a ConHome series.
Plus: Sir Simon Bowie, Soames on a diet, the Trussette on manoeuvres, tiger nannies, and Proud to be Out. And: Time for Liders to get his British Empire Medal.
Plus: the consistent popularity of Fallon and Javid, and Crabb’s astonishing leap.
The Home Secretary faces a busy year – and a very important decision on the EU referendum.
We can’t win a workable majority without breaking through in more seats in the urban and suburban North and Midlands.
Also: Crabb concedes Wales should have more powers; Lords call to pause Scotland Bill; second SNP MP faces police investigation; First Minister of Ulster steps down; and more.
Also: Crabb warns constitutional fixation risks paralysing Welsh politics; Scottish Labour splits party on Trident; Scottish education policy under attack; and more.