The Prime Minister’s score is still dire: he is back in positive ratings, but not by very much. Though a substantial minority of the panel want him on the leadership election ballot and/or would vote for him had they the option, a larger majority of it does not.
Plus: Sky News troll themselves. How the next Speaker might surprise you. And: Labour moderates are still deluded about their Party’s future.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Mostly ERG-aligned Leavers – but roughly ten former Remainers, a core of whom now back a second referendum.
The logic of his position was that the UK was leaving by March 29th. It hasn’t changed. The Government’s has. So he’s gone.
I welcome the suggestion that local Associations should follow the lead that the National Convention took last weekend.
It’s time for the Government to dust down Plan A Plus and A Better Deal – rather than its own scheme, which is going nowhere.
They are now coming so fast as to necessitate this list, which will be updated as the day continues.
Numbers 10 and 11 say that she attacked Duncan Smith without their approval. They can prove it by removing her as Pensions Minister.
Meanwhile, Leave campaigners are pitching targeted messages to voters from a non-EU background.
From the many role models at senior levels to a boom in grassroots support, our Party is reaching groups whose core values are Conservative.
Priti Patel, Alok Sharma, Shailesh Vara – all have played a part in the big push among Indian-origin voters. It needs more money and support.
Shailesh Vara is the Member of Parliament for North West Cambridgeshire. After Iraq and the continuing struggle in Afghanistan, scepticism about intervention in foreign crises may appear on the surface to be the wise approach. It is obvious that there are no easy answers, and no easy options, for Britain in its efforts to help […]
By Lord Popat of Harrow and Shailesh Vara Member of Parliament for Northwest Cambridgeshire. On 4th August 1972 Idi Amin, the Ugandan President who had seized power in a coup just over a year earlier, announced that he had had a dream, in which God had told him to expel the Asian. Amin issued a decree ordering […]