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.
Posts Tagged: Tracey Crouch MP
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.
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.
Philip Davies, a famously long-standing and committed Brexiteer, is among their number.
His campaigning on behalf of ex-servicemen helped him see off Graham Brady, Tracey Crouch and Dominic Grieve.
Brexiteers take the podium spots, but Tracey Crouch wins an honourable mention for her stand on fixed-odds betting terminals.
Plus: Crouch’s revenge. Islam’s departure. Brexit, May’s prospective deal and Labour’s internal agonies. And: Trumpety-Trump as the President claims victory.
Davies faces an overflowing in-tray, but DCMS does not have the power to address many of the biggest challenges facing the sector.
Meanwhile, the Government has quietly been appointing more trade emissaries during the last few months.
Nicky Morgan: The Budget – and a Government that failed to listen to the country over problem gambling
We need to be alive to adding to the impression that the fixing of a social harm can wait a few months while we find a way to replace lost revenue.
WATCH: Brokenshire claims “it’s wrong to say that there’s been a delay” with gambling machine policy
In response to questioning over Crouch’s resignation, the housing secretary says, “We want to see this introduced properly and effectively”.
Adrian Crossley: Crouch was right about Fixed Odd Betting Terminals – and the Government should follow her lead
The Government has been bold on this so far and now it must be bolder still. For some, this pause may have tragic consequences.