Philip Davies, a famously long-standing and committed Brexiteer, is among their number.
We understand that 88 other Tory backbenchers didn’t vote on it, including Boris Johnson, Dominic Raab and Jacob Rees-Mogg.
If the Budget choice this year is between supporting the new system or raising tax thresholds, the answer is a no brainer.
Nineteen Members of Parliament have so far declared publicly.
Continuing our series, this week we look at the solid Conservative performance in the East Midlands.
We reveal who will sit on the Communities and Local Government, Environment and Rural Affairs, Justice, Public Accounts and Science and Technology committees.
The Culture Secretary goes campaigning in two Derbyshire marginals…and finds time to ensure that his Department is flying the flag of England on St George’s Day.
UKIP look set to hand Labour a string of critical marginals in the close-fought two way battle for this region.
While the reshuffle dominated talk in the village, the Data Retention and Investigatory Bill was hurtling through the Commons.
And David Cameron, not Theresa May, is therefore responsible for whatever happens next week.
According to the senior backbencher, Tory rebels are pushing the Government towards popular policies on migration, energy and sovereignty.
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. Guido Fawkes has a list of new Conservative members of Select Committees, from Graham Brady's office. Mr Brady explains: "For the following committees I have received the same number of nominations as there are vacancies, the following are therefore elected". The appointments are: Communities and Local Government John Stevenson […]
By Matthew BarrettFollow Matthew on Twitter. Robert Halfon, the Member of Parliament for Harlow, and one of the most successful campaigning MPs in Parliament, has organised a motion, backed by 60 MPs from all parties, and including 41 Tories, calling for the Office of Fair Trading to investigate allegations of price-fixing by British oil companies. […]
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