We’re now on Day Four of the controversy. This list began on Day Two and continues. One Minister has resigned from the Government.
Posts Tagged: Steve Baker MP
Assuming no new revelations or his adviser’s resignation, he can either tough it out or order an inquiry.
“No one is indispensable…He should go today. If he doesn’t we shall just be talking about this until he goes.”
What will Conservative MPs make of the Prime Minister’s new plan – not just this morning, but during the coming weeks?
The ’22 Executive has been pushing for a faster end to lockdown, and many Tory MPs agree. But they’re more likely to follow public opinion than lead it.
Why Johnson feels he can ignore his right-wing critics. And how he is backed by a dog that isn’t barking: Conservative MPs.
The political logic of the Prime Minister’s choice is solid enough. But we’re past the stage where his Sunday statement can simply be taken on trust.
Four in five of our party member respondents say yes. Hunt is top choice to come in from outside – but there’s no strong support for any non-member.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Remote MPs cannot make their presence felt, so cannot hold ministers to account
Brady, Walker and Baker did their best to challenge the lockdown regulations, but Hancock preferred government by press conference.
As ERG Chairman his unyielding opposition to May’s Deal proved to be of great significance.
A WTO exit at the end of 2020 is not the probable outcome – but the risk does look under-priced.
Plus: No nay to Huawei. Or to HS2, too. And: my looming interview with Pompeo on his visit to London.
The Spartans played a major role in sinking May’s Brexit deal and floating Johnson’s. Baker has thus been a force to be reckoned with.
In 2010, Eric Pickles gave my intake the benefit of his experience. Now, in turn, I offer a few lessons I’ve picked up.
Seldon’s latest book, composed in only six months, will at best be a quarry on which future historians can draw.
And what of our voters who would be repelled by a pact with it? I can see the Lib/Lab slogan already: “Vote Blue, get Farage”.
The Prime Minister made it as easy as he could for Labour MPs to support the Bill, and the Leader of the Opposition did not make it very hard.