This rebellion had little in common with most others, but the names of many who oppose the Government now show a certain predictability.
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The proposed foreign aid cut. Many Tories are against it. But Sunak has limited options as he tries to salvage the economy.
Reports suggest the Government is planning to reduce spending from 0.7 per cent of gross national income to 0.5 per cent.
From calling the measures “dystopian”, to criticising Whitty and Vallance’s latest graph, there were some scathing speeches.
Johnson and Cummings’ previous assaults on the pre-Brexit order have been brilliantly conceived. This one may not be up to the same standard.
The Conservatives risk obsession with China to the exclusion of other threats, including Russia and Islamist extremism
As the great eye of the Conservative Party swivels its gaze towards the Far East, it’s in danger of missing other threats that are closer to home.
Four members from the 2019 intake make the top 50, beating longer-serving and higher-ranked colleagues.
The revolt over Huawei is bigger than it looks. It spells trouble for the Prime Minister over security, defence, and veterans.
Troublemaking Tories are no bad thing as the UK moves forward with its 5G contract.
These bodies will play an important role in holding this majority Government to account. What will Downing Street make of the results?
Ellwood to chair the Defence Committee. Tugendhat to chair Foreign Affairs. Hunt to chair Health and Social Care.
The defence minister talks to Sophy Ridge about the mounting confrontation with Iran in the Strait of Hormuz.
He says that the Johnson must be tested – and that the International Development Secretary is the candidate to do it.
He suggests that “some colleagues are changing their views in order to woo our membership”.
The contest may or may not produce a Snow White. But statistically, there are bound to be more than seven dwarves.
Next Tory Leader. Our Survey. Johnson dominates the table. He puts on ten points and leads by eighteen.
The pattern of results over many months suggests that the worse the position of the Conservatives, the better he does.
Chris Skidmore: Military personnel, veterans and their families deserve better access to Higher Education
We are providing funding to help service leavers to go to university, and scholarships for the children of those killed on duty.