A month after his tragic death, we must re-establish social norms around respect for people’s faith in society.
Labour’s Dawn Butler was one of the few to battle for the rights of the individual over the state.
Johnson says that the Southend MP was “one of the kindest, nicest, most gentle people in politics”.
All of us at ConservativeHome are shocked and saddened by the death of Sir David, who was stabbed multiple times in his constituency surgery today.
Plus: If there’s a reshuffle it’ll surely be in late July or early September. And: My interview with David Amess.
From calling the measures “dystopian”, to criticising Whitty and Vallance’s latest graph, there were some scathing speeches.
Could it be that she has done Cameron a favour by helping to avert a relaxation of the hunting ban?
He seems to have been the most impressive performer – “very professional”, said one source. “Surprised on the upside” said another.
She’s keen to stress that she isn’t Cameron’s candidate. And there may be an element of women-voting-for-women on the Labour side.
David Amess is the Member of Parliament for Southend West There are two versions of the electoral register – a full and an ‘edited’ version. The Edited Electoral Register (EER) was introduced in 2002 in order that the Full Register could be restricted for use in elections and very limited other purposes, leaving the EER […]
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Yesterday in Parliament, Richard Bacon, a Conservative backbencher, tried to introduce a Bill which would repeal the Human Rights Act 1998. One of Mr Bacon's lines of argument was that the legal requirement for Ministers to amend legislation – without a vote in Parliament – in order to comply with European […]
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Conservative Friends of Israel is an influential affiliate group of the Conservative Party which contains perhaps the largest number of Conservative MPs of any group in Parliament. It exists to promote understanding of and support for the State of Israel in the Conservative Party, and its membership reaches the […]
By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter Like Graham Brady I wasn't keen on the nature of some of the electioneering but the overall result of the 1922 elections was, as I blogged this morning, encouraging. I'm more worried about the outcome of the elections for the Backbench Business Committee. The BBBC has been hugely successful. It […]