and its all about getting thru 1st 100 days as one ally put it to me today this will either be the shortest pr
And... it’s all about getting thru 1st 100 days. As one ally put it to me today ‘This will either be the shortest premiership ever or he’ll get through Oct 31 and we’ll have a spring general election’ (on basis BJ needs more than a minority govt to rule in any real sense) 2/2
big day tmrw new leader announced just b4 midday bj decisions on top team still v fluid will hunt be demoted a
Big day tmrw. New leader announced just b4 midday. - BJ decisions on top team still ‘v fluid’. Will Hunt be demoted? Allies say BJ cross about stuff JH has said - Hear people will begin to be told if they’re out as early as tmrw ‘he’s got a lot to get through’ Clear out big 1/2
swinson talks about the turnaround in recent months as she cites the best ever local council results the recor
Swinson talks about the turnaround in recent months as she cites the best ever local council results, the record performance in the EU elections and double digit polling. “Liberal Democrats are winning again”
swinson says she is ready for the fight of our lives says she wants to grow the liberal movement that our coun
Swinson says she is “ready for the fight of our lives”. Says she “wants to grow the liberal movement that our country so desperately needs” And to those who say liberalism is obsolete, “liberalism is alive and thriving”
sir alan they ll inherit the same problems amp same arithmetic or perhaps slightly worse arithmetic with an ev
Sir Alan: "They'll inherit the same problems & same arithmetic, or perhaps slightly worse arithmetic with an even more polarised party. The difficulties have increased not decreased as a result of having a leadership contest, so I think he’ll be living on a knife edge"
sir alan it was a confidence vote in johnson i would have voted for him but i think there is doubt so in my vi
Sir Alan: “It was a confidence vote in [Johnson]. I would have voted for him but I think there is doubt so in my view it is very important to get it launched in confidence rather than live with doubt.”
there really are double standards at play today some brexiteers were absolutely outraged when obama warned the
There really are double standards at play today. (Some) Brexiteers were absolutely outraged when Obama warned the UK would be ‘back of queue’ in any US trade deal. This was regarded as unacceptable meddling in UK matters. But when Trump advocates No Deal Brexit...
new ballot closed and im told by sources on 22 that it was decided to disallowed phones in room because of an
NEW: Ballot closed and I’m told by sources on ‘22 that it was decided to disallowed phones in room because of an aggressive whipping operation from Team Johnson. Told had been instructed to take photo of their ballot paper to prove they’d backed Johnson.
this is very basic amp important to say the implementation period only happens if withdrawal agreement is sign
This is very basic & important to say. The implementation period only happens IF Withdrawal Agreement is signed off. And under WTO rules there cannot be tariff-free trade if No Deal. Art 24 requires a temp trade agreement. EU clear it won’t sign a rapid trade deal if WA rejected
new mark francois writes to brady to request informal indicative vote of no confidence in pm on weds 3pm b4 eu
NEW: Mark Francois writes to Brady to request informal indicative vote of no confidence in PM on Weds 3pm b4 EUCO “I believe May has been a failure as Leader of our Party, which she now threatens to destroy. Hers is a classic example of hubris – and after hubris, comes nemesis.”
yougov poll in times 28 of public want no deal brexit while 43 want to revoke a50 and remain in eu i wonder ho
YouGov Poll in Times: 28% of public want no-deal Brexit while 43% want to revoke A50 and remain in EU. I wonder how much those preferences flip among Tory party members? Johnson/Hunt know what to say to win, but what about governing the country afterwards?