His experience in business, delivering the London Olympics, running the health service, and serving as Foreign Secretary all show his leadership qualities.
Posts Tagged: Steve Brine MP
The Prime Minister’s Parliamentary Private Secretary steps up to plug another gap in her short-staffed ministry.
It is a telling sign that several PPS positions – usually the first step on the ladder for ambitious MPs – have gone unfilled since November.
It passed its Third Reading by a single vote. Now the former Labour Minister’s anti-No Deal Bill is off to the Lords.
The list includes the three who resigned from the Government this evening – and Green, one of the Prime Minister’s oldest allies.
The proposal was rejected by 314 votes to 311. Boles, Gyimah, Spelman and Vaizey were among those to rebel. Plus Brine and Harrington.
All credit to them for quitting on principle rather than, as the Cabinet “Gang of Three” did, defying the whip and staying on in Government.
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.
Excessive consumption is linked to a broad range of problems, but our current consultation asks important questions to help us reach the right response.
Plus: Let’s have no sympathy for Farron. He didn’t give straight answers to straight questions, and is thus the cause of his own downfall.
Managing the controversial White Paper through into action is a formidable task for the woman who is mulling a future crack at the leadership.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. The Daily Mail this morning reports on the 118 Conservative MPs who have written to… Read more »
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter The 301 group is perhaps the most active and important group of backbench Tory MPs. Tim… Read more »
Steve Brine MP: One of the most important things the Government can do is get more people on the property ladder
Steve Brine is the Member of Parliament for Winchester. It is frequently asserted that we are a nation of homeowners… Read more »