Of course, many of the sacked ministers – Fallon, Mitchell, Shapps and a dozen others are hoping for preferment under a Boris administration.
Posts Tagged: Tom Watson MP
Taking manifestos at face value is always unwise, but even by that yardstick the Opposition’s attempts to reassure Leavers are deeply disingenuous.
Henry Newman: The Tory poll collapse is nothing to do with May’s Withdrawal Agreement. MPs should vote for it – and deliver Brexit
A basic problem remains unaltered – that there is no Commons majority for a No Deal Brexit. This point has been well made by Ann Widdecombe.
‘Liberal democracy’ is not an inevitable combination. Nor, it seems, is it necessarily a sustainable one.
Labour’s deputy leader says: “I think that’s the only way we can bring the country back together”.
Flawed, of dubious judgement, and late to the fight. But if he’s the only big beast willing to challenge anti-semitism, at least it’s better than nothing.
WATCH: Watson declares that “a virulent form of identity politics” has seized Labour. And the defections? They are “premature”.
“Time is short for us to confront the scale of the problem and meet the consequences.”
WATCH: “The fact that Berger should even be subject to a no confidence motion is shameful”, says Blair
The former Labour leader says that Watson is right to say that her local party sjhould be suspended.
We have the full list from the New Progressive Democratic Liberal National Coalition Party – including a three-way Northern Ireland jobshare.
When you’re worried about your child’s school, politicians look remote when they sound more interested in acronym bingo on whether we should look more like Canada or Norway.
On the question of a second referendum, Labour’s easiest answer is yet more careful, deniable ambiguity
Corbyn is willing to bend his principles. But he and his advisers will cling more closely to their strategy of being all things to all sides.
WATCH: Watson – It’s “inconceivable” that the Labour leadership would defy a conference vote for a second referendum
“But I’m already in the boundaries of talking hypotheticals with you,” he caveats.
“I’m well are of that,” Blair’s former spin doctor replies, in (fairly) good humour.
Watson et al lost today, but they will inevitably return. The Government should honour its pledge to delete the preferred weapon against free expression.