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Andrew is Housing Minister, Cleverly Europe Minister and Ellis and Wheeler move to the Cabinet Office.
We cheer the mission. But government needs more compromise, art, tact and accomodation than campaigning alone allows.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
All but one of the current team has been appointed since May became Prime Minister. What institutional memory are they supposed to draw on?
If change was needed at the whips’ office, it isn’t at all clear why it was this change.
A list of new Tory Reform Group patron MPs suggests that it is stronger in the Commons than it may look.
Namely, Anthea McIntyre – an experienced political hand who, like the Party Chairman, cut her political teeth in the Young Conservatives.
There’s one undeniable trend among those promoted: they backed the winning candidate.
The Tories ousted Ed Balls and the Liberal Democrats managed to return two seats, but otherwise this region was a low-scoring draw for the main parties.
Ed Balls refused to dance with Andrea Jenkyns, the Yorkshire lass standing for the Conservatives, but should be worried that he could lose his seat to her.
The region, which the Yorkshire Post argues should have its own Minister, is the scene of intense campaigning.
Well over one 150,000 people have been killed, at least nine million people are internally displaced and two and a half million refugees.
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 Tim MontgomerieFollow Tim on Twitter Aidan Burley MP has got himself into trouble (again). This time for some sour tweets about the Olympics' Opening Ceremony: There's a report in The Telegraph. Number 10 quickly distanced himself from Mr Burley's Tweets. "We do not agree with him," said a Downing Street source. Fellow Tory MP […]
We have won the big policy arguments – now we must set loose our MPs to speak to voters in their language.