Most of the action has been over Covid-related divisions. And most of the dissenters are from older intakes.
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The Government won the division during yesterday’s consideration of the Trade Bill by 18 votes.
This rebellion had little in common with most others, but the names of many who oppose the Government now show a certain predictability.
We have always been champions of justice and we must double-down on fighting inequality through classical liberal principles.
That’s the biggest Tory revolt so far on a virus-related division, and enough potentially to defeat the Government in future.
Patel should haul in Dick for an interview without coffee. Meanwhile, Loughton intends to raise the case at the Home Affairs Select Committee.
We’re now on Day Four of the controversy. This list began on Day Two and continues. One Minister has resigned from the Government.
They included seven former Cabinet Ministers, the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee and the Chairman of the 1922 Executive Committee.
They frame the rest of our life in terms of health and prosperity. Public policy needs to catch up with this new body of evidence.
Plus: Leadsom is a mensch. The Euro-elections may be a Conservative wipeout. And: my interview with Blair.
Philip Davies, a famously long-standing and committed Brexiteer, is among their number.
Siblings who have lived together for many years should be entitled to the same rights and protections.
Anything that is easy to administer and available to everyone at low cost has to be a useful aid in dealing with this epidemic.
LISTEN: “Cameron completely cocked it up” – Loughton talks to Matt Forde about the referendum and its aftermath
He also discusses campaigning for Leadsom, working with Boris and his thoughts on “tosser” Boles.
Plus: Stingy Liberal Democrats. Stupid Owen Smith. And: at the Edinburgh Festival – and why those right-on comedians don’t get life beyond the M25.