A unified wallet would cut red tape, prevent abuses, and provide a better insight into an individual’s circumstances.
Lord Agnew’s account of why he decided he must go has not had the attention it deserves.
With hardly any debate, the Government wants to introduce legislation that will alter our way of life. Not if tens of Tory MPs have their say.
Fifty-three Conservatives opposed the tiering plan last December, the largest Covid-related rebellion to date.
The Government won the division during yesterday’s consideration of the Trade Bill by 18 votes.
This rebellion had little in common with most others, but the names of many who oppose the Government now show a certain predictability.
They included seven former Cabinet Ministers, the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee and the Chairman of the 1922 Executive Committee.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Mostly ERG-aligned Leavers – but roughly ten former Remainers, a core of whom now back a second referendum.
The International Trade Secretary expresses his scepticism to Andrew Bridgen.
Plus: Which of Hancock’s Slags should I liaise with? I’m not known as “Uncle Herod” for nothing. And: Here’s hoping 2019 is happier than 2018.
Plus: Tory MPs, the world’s most duplicitous electorate. But a certain long-serving woman Labour MP is sending Christmas cards to them all…
We currently have it at 189 declared for May, versus the 31 publicly opposed, and 93 undeclared.