Morgan is Culture Secretary from the Lords, Hart Welsh Secretary – and this holding operation presages a bigger reshuffle after Brexit at the end of January.
Our region-by-region survey of possible key seats continues with a look at what is shaping up to be one of the key head-to-head confrontations between the Tories and Labour.
Plus: There are some promotions which are inexplicable, too; and how fast can Jo Swinson get from Brecon to Edinburgh?
He could survive tomorrow’s ballot. If he doesn’t, his supporters will have to ask themselves what sort of final they want.
He defended the absent Prime Minister with decency and moderation, but neither Labour nor Conservative MPs were persuaded.
A list of new Tory Reform Group patron MPs suggests that it is stronger in the Commons than it may look.
May needs to demonstrate that Whitehall is prepared – deal or no deal. Crossing one’s fingers and hoping for transition is not an alternative, or shouldn’t be.
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.
There are only five days to go until the start of the Brexit negotiations. May cannot afford to make a reshuffle mess of a department from which she has now lost two Ministers.
This week we examine another region where the main parties fought themselves to a stalemate, whilst UKIP positioned themselves for future success.
With weeks of taking charge the Conservatives in Worcester are making a difference
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 […]
Robin Walker is the Member of Parliament for Worcester. By supporting a Conservative Bill that lays the groundwork for an in-out referendum, David Cameron has fully satisfied the demands of the so- called 81 and all those who have spoken out in our party for a referendum. We should all now knuckle down, get behind […]
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. After today's 1922 Committee elections, Robert Buckland has been elected Joint-Secretary (replacing Karen Bradley, an Assistant Whip) and Simon Hart and Karl McCartney have also been elected to the Executive, replacing George Hollingbery (now PPS to Theresa May) and Simon Kirby (now PPS to Hugh Robertson). A few results of […]