No-one would have predicted recent events, but a generational opportunity now exists to improve the financial sustainability and governance of the game.
Posts Tagged: Tracey Crouch MP
It’s already about more than narrow questions of governance – and should expand to cover the role clubs play in local communities.
David Gauke: Free trade on vaccines. The EU may have made threats, but it is the US that has actually blocked exports.
Plus: Why as an Ipswich supporter I’m happy to see the end to the European Super League. And: My take on Mercer’s resignation.
Dowden, a David for our times, sees off the footballing Goliath. By whispering “boo!” At which the giant bursts into tears.
The Culture Secretary deserves a gold-plated edition of the Bluffers’ Guide to Politics, and must feel this morning like the proverbial dog with two cocks.
[Editor’s warning: as the author of the famous originals pointed out, “there is wishful thinking in Hell as well as on Earth”.]
This rebellion had little in common with most others, but the names of many who oppose the Government now show a certain predictability.
Javid is Chancellor. Tugendhat, Foreign Secretary. May, Home Secretary. Introducing the Alternative Cabinet.
The real one is widely and correctly dismissed as weak. So we’ve had a go at assembling a stronger team. Here is the result.
Four members from the 2019 intake make the top 50, beating longer-serving and higher-ranked colleagues.
An election that saw them returned to say yes to Brexit and boosterism leaves Johnson vulnerable to events and reality.
With more people at home and severely restricted, the pandemic has exacerbated regulatory concerns about betting and gaming.
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.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Please, Prime Minister, stop talking about “the people’s priorities”
Meanwhile Corbyn behaved like a grumpy adolescent.
“I had thought of delivering the Love Actually election theme…it would be simply impossible to fit all the names of the new Conservative intake [on to pieces of card].”
So no more dropouts after Sam Gyimah’s departure earlier this afternoon. The first ballot will be held on Thursday.
We need someone with the energy, ideas and enthusiasm to reboot our party and reconnect it with the country – not to mention deliver Brexit.