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CCHQ itself is also a victim of what it has helped to create. Here’s a way forward that should be acceptable to all.
Lords positions start to be appointed, as Commons roles continue to be filled by the new Prime Minister.
The Tory peer, and former MEP, will take on the job of shepherding the Withdrawal Bill through the House of Lords.
Plus: Let’s have no sympathy for Farron. He didn’t give straight answers to straight questions, and is thus the cause of his own downfall.
After a long chill, relations between the sister parties are thawing.
Hague’s adviser Arminka Helic, Cameron’s pollster Andrew Cooper and Free School champion Natalie Evans also don the ermine.
Martin Callanan MEP is Chairman of the European Conservatives. This is his monthly letter to ConHome readers. Follow the ECR Group on Twitter. As EU leaders met in Brussels to discuss energy prices and tax evasion, the European Parliament was in Strasbourg again for our monthly session, once again highlighting the folly of the Parliament's […]
By Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter It wasn't so long ago that Tory MEPs seemed most enthusiastic about European integration and in that enthusiasm they were much more out-of-step with grassroots opinion than the party leadership in Westminster. Not so true any longer. Although some of the long-standing divisions in our MEPs group remain it contains […]
Martin Callanan is leader of the Tory MEPs. Of course, we were supposed to be feeling "isolated". That was according to the newspapers with a federalist leaning – and especially if you listened to the BBC. We were meant to be marginalised and misled too, but above all – "isolated". That was the buzzword on […]
Let’s send a time-limited cadre of shock troops in ermine to ride to Martin Callanan’s rescue in the Upper House – and crush the Remainers.