!-- consent -->
A running list of the current Members of Parliament, of all parties, who aren’t seeking to stand again.
Corbyn could not shake May, but Robertson for a moment disconcerted her.
Shaun Bailey AM, Councillor Julia Dockerill, and Simon Jones are in the running to succeed Dame Angela Watkinson.
Aladdin: Gloria de Piero. Widow Twanky: Chris Bryant. Abananzer: Peter Mandelson. Genie of the Lamp, Michael Gove. Princess Lotus Blossom: Gavin Williamson…
By Paul GoodmanFollow Paul on Twitter. "Well, gentlemen, I see we have a good gathering tonight," said side-burned Forth, like a teddy boy relishing a dust-up with some mods at the local disco. "I think we ought to have a discussion of what this group believes in. I must say I always thought we believed […]
11am: Also delighted to report that Charles Barwell, President of the National Conservative Convention, has received an OBE. He writes about it on his blog. *** By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter The rest of Britain is focused on the welter of honours for Britain's Olympians but ConHome's focus is on the politicians who've been […]
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter My series profiling the backbench groups of Tory MPs has so far mainly featured groups founded or mostly composed of 2010 intake MPs. Last time, I looked at the Thatcherite No Turning Back group, founded in the 1980s. This week's group is somewhere between the two. The Cornerstone Group is […]
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter In my series profiling groups of Tory MPs, most groups I've looked at have been mostly or wholly composed of 2010 intake MPs. The next group is bit different, as it was founded more than 25 years ago. The No Turning Back group has a proud history of celebrating and […]
Here are the highlights from yesterday's Children, Schools and Families questions. Buckingham MP John Bercow advocated a more liberal exclusion policy: "Of course, schools sometimes mistake disability for disobedience. Children with special educational needs are nine times more likely to be permanently excluded from school, and the Government are rightly committed to reducing the incidents […]
The bad landlords should pay for enforcement through fines.