Plus: I’ve been around the political lobbying world for 30 years, but the Greensill scandal has genuinely floored me.
Inside the ERG’s Brexit plans. Why Rees-Mogg doesn’t believe the hype about ‘Blue Wave’ entryism. Plus: how he spent his summer.
Jo Johnson is third. Then Greg Hands and Matt Hancock. But those who lead the results may be no less likely to go up than those who trail them.
Plus: Let’s have no sympathy for Farron. He didn’t give straight answers to straight questions, and is thus the cause of his own downfall.
A summary of the news from the junior ranks to date. Announcements of appointments yet to conclude.
The Prime Minister’s interview yesterday was a reminder of the fact.
The decision not to allow resettlement of the Chagos Islands is a travesty. But a means of finding a way forward is to hand.
There is still some fallout from the Away Day. The cabaret is always toe-curlingly embarrassing – and this year’s was no exception.
The time has come to make sure above any doubt that the funding of any party in the UK is clearly decoupled from the influence of the Israeli state.
Plus: Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the World Cup. Home of the – Aaarrrggghhh!
Watch out for Sajid Javid, Esther McVey, Liz Truss, Nicky Morgan and Karen Bradley.
By Mark WallaceFollow Mark on Twitter. It's a measure of how uncertain politics can be that on my grid of events likely to dominate the news on a particular day, today's date has the words "RESHUFFLE SPECULATION" scrawled next to it. For obvious reasons, the news agenda today is dominated by Syria instead. As it was written […]
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Guido Fawkes has a list of new Conservative members of Select Committees, from Graham Brady's office. Mr Brady explains: "For the following committees I have received the same number of nominations as there are vacancies, the following are therefore elected". The appointments are: Communities and Local Government John Stevenson […]
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Following on from the last few days' rolling blogs, I have below a final list of the MPs (and Baroness Warsi) appointed as Ministers for each department. I have put new appointments in bold. Cabinet Office Minister for the Cabinet Office, Paymaster General – Rt Hon Francis Maude MP […]
If Boris Johnson wants to pursue a No Deal exit, then he will have a fight on his hands with MPs.