Shameless! Brexit rebellion brewing as Tory MP warns Boris plans ‘incompatible’ with party

Mr Clarke, former Chancellor, said he would block Brexiteer Mr Johnson’s plans for a no deal Brexit by risking the collapse of his own Government to stop the UK leaving the EU without a withdrawal agreement. He said bookies favourite Mr Johnson’s plans to implement Brexit “come what may” by the October 31 final deadline is “totally incompatible with everything […]

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Tory leadership race: As Sam Gyimah leaves the race, who will be next to fall?

Sam Gyimah’s candidacy to succeed Theresa May lasted just nine days. It was launched to broaden the Conservative leadership campaign to include one of the handful of Tory supporters of a second referendum. His supporters whispered that he had sympathy right up to and including members of the cabinet. It didn’t work. Given that more than eight out of 10 […]

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Tory ex-minister Nick Boles faces deselection over Brexit stance

A former minister is facing a battle to keep his own parliamentary seat after members of his constituency voted unanimously to start selecting a candidate for the next election. Nick Boles is facing deselection after his local party members voted to start the process of looking for a candidate to represent Grantham and Stamford in the next general election. It […]

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Fighting Tory MPs are snubbing PM's call for unity

And then – optimistically and perhaps naively – she said: “That must start here in Westminster, with politicians on all sides coming together and acting in the national interest.” Some hope, prime minister! In the 24 hours after the result was declared by 1922 Committee chairman Sir Graham Brady, the blue-on-blue warfare between Leave and Remain Tory MPs was even […]

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