We need our own local champions campaigning on local issues. As their campaign strategy says: you win where you work.
The Chancellor is reminding Tory MPs that, were anything to happen to the Prime Minister, a different kind of leadership would be available.
You might think that it’s fine to work as a nurse or an army reservist, but not as a consultant. Who gets to decide, though?
Why did so many senior Conservatives invest so much political capital in a scheme dependent on Starmer’s goodwill?
“Worst of all was seeing people, including MPs, publicly mock and deride Rose’s death and belittle our pain.”
Many MPs feel deeply unhappy about how the Paterson case has been handled by the Commissioner.
The Commons needs to go back to the drawing board and review flawed investigatory and recall arrangements.
“I am quite clear that I acted properly, honestly and within the Rules”, he says.
Here’s a summary of what Kathryn Stone OBE, the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards, found in her investigation.
The former Chief Adviser has had little to do with the negotiation recently, but his leaving has knock-on effects on it. Here’s why.
The real one is widely and correctly dismissed as weak. So we’ve had a go at assembling a stronger team. Here is the result.
Plus: incompetence, resignations, non-resignations, reputations, my holiday, Any Questions and Finkelstein’s book.