Fifty-three Conservatives opposed the tiering plan last December, the largest Covid-related rebellion to date.
Yesterday’s backbench reaction to his Commons statement suggests that most Tory MPs will back his proposals.
That’s the biggest Tory revolt so far on a virus-related division, and enough potentially to defeat the Government in future.
The alternatives we publish today range from airfields to supertrams, roads to rail, bicycles to bridges.
May claimed the Government “will make a success of whatever the situation is in relation to Brexit”.
Mostly ERG-aligned Leavers – but roughly ten former Remainers, a core of whom now back a second referendum.
“I was keen to see an agreement delivered that I could support…[but] the deal on the table potentially gives away our sovereignty and £39 billion.”
On the surface, this intake looks different from those that have preceded it – and is in some respects. But beneath it, this is in many ways a very traditional Tory group.
This week we examine another region where the main parties fought themselves to a stalemate, whilst UKIP positioned themselves for future success.