Efforts to deepen the purse of patronage are, at least in part, understandable. But yesterday’s headlines perhaps illustrate the downside risk for prime ministers who indulge too freely in so doing.
They cover sovereignty, the UK-EU trading relationship, governance, and compliance with the 2019 Conservative Election Manifesto.
More women. Fewer minorities. Lots of councillors and former candidates. And fewer married people. Our complete guide to the new intake of Tory MPs.