As we depart the EU, a new commitment to this older body would demonstrate our continuing commitment to our friends on the continent.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Several Ministers helped to see off the Government’s best hope of avoiding a full-on crisis in the Party – and perhaps of saving Brexit too.
A British communique served as a birth certificate for the thriving, modern nation Israel is today.
We reveal who will sit on the Communities and Local Government, Environment and Rural Affairs, Justice, Public Accounts and Science and Technology committees.
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter The 301 group is perhaps the most active and important group of backbench Tory MPs. Tim Montgomerie reported last week that three MPs - Charlie Elphicke, George Hollingbery and Priti Patel – want to organise a candidate to be elected to the 1922 Committee's executive who will give the '22 a focus […]
Lord Sugar's elevation to the Lords was always going to cause political opponents to scrutinise his every utterance with the finest of toothcombs. And after his recent disparaging remarks about small businessmen, the newly-ennobled entrepreneur was the subject of no fewer than four questions from Conservative MPs when ministers from the Department for Business, Innovation […]
There were questions on Energy and Climate Change yesterday. Henley MP John Howell (right) asked about fuel poverty: "Given that the term “fuel poverty” does not seem to have been used once in yesterday’s Budget statement, can the Secretary of State confirm that Warm Front will be sufficient to address Age Concern’s assessment of the […]
One for the localists amongst you: there were oral questions on communities and local government yesterday. Monmouth MP and pugilist David Davies asked about the Government's programme to tackle violent extremism, a topic which Shadow Minister for Communities and Local Government Paul Goodman has also been pursuing. "David T.C. Davies: When I last raised this […]
Health questions were put in the House of Commons yesterday. The situation at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, which has been slammed by the Healthcare Commission for "appalling" emergency care at Stafford Hospital, stood out. Between 2005 and 2008 about 400 more people died there than would ordinarily have been expected. Stone MP Bill Cash expressed his […]