We’ll continue to update this as the Prime Minister fills out the lower ranks of his government.
He resigned in December over Brexit, but has now been promoted from PPS to Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State.
The Prime Minister has started filling some of the extraordinary number of vacancies in her ministry we identified this morning.
Plus: What it was like being gay and a Tory – and being sexually assaulted in the “Brief Encounter” – during the vanished world of the 1990s.
Numbers 10 and 11 say that she attacked Duncan Smith without their approval. They can prove it by removing her as Pensions Minister.
Opposed by Clarke and Heseltine, supported by Lilley and Portillo and backed by John Major as Prime Minister, it was the former Tory leader’s “proudest achievement”.
It deserves to be honoured as part of the great tradition of Conservative social reforming legislation.
Plus: Pipe down, John Mann. Pipe down, Justin Tomlinson. Why I love Paris. Why France hates Hollande. Teflon Theresa May. And: Why Labour doesn’t rate Miliband.
Ed Miliband said last month that the council leader is doing a very good job. He was absolutely right. But he was not aware that the leader in question is a Tory.
Justin Tomlinson is the MP for the Swindon North and Robin Walker is the MP for Worcester We have all watched TV when the adverts come on. Quick cash quid in your pocket now, just text, call, go online, money in minutes. 5853 per cent APR representative pops up in the small print at the […]
Justin Tomlinson is the Member of Parliament for Swindon North. It is worrying to see that libraries are in steady decline in this country. Five years ago, 48% of adults visited libraries compared with 39.4% now. Significantly, this fall has occurred against a backdrop of increased reading, particularly among children. It is worrying that many […]