#ToryLeadership at the 5pm Closing Bell

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Leadsom said to be haggling before announcing. Check the names here order-order.com/condec

Corbyn Loses No Confidence Vote 172-40

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Corbyn has lost the no confidence vote 172 to 40. 40 is enough to fill a shadow cabinet, and with a few MEPs enough to get him on the ballot…

Which Tory Leadership Candidate Are You?

Seumas’ Bad Idea

What is it with Team Jez and letting the cameras in?

Obama Cautions Against Brexit Hysteria

Project Fear was “hysteria” says the man who would put Britain at the back of the queue. Shocker…

Tracking #ToryLeadership Campaign 2016

TORY LEADERSHIP

We are starting to compile the spreadsheet for who is backing whom in the Tory Leadership Campaign. The rules are that the parliamentary party selects two MPs to be put to the membership. Our spreadsheet will be populated as and when information comes in.

The shock in Downing Street when Guido revealed 100+ MPs were backing Brexit shows that public crowd-sourcing can be more effective than old fashioned whipping. It is therefore in the interests of the respective campaigns to let us know ASAP if they want to demonstrate momentum – they know that Tory MPs constitute the most sophisticated electorate on earth. Gaming their promises to would-be patrons is in their blue blood. The political version of snakes and ladders depends on how they roll the dice, it is a career-defining decision. This is Guido’s way of giving those who don’t have any say in the candidates for next PM a window into the semi-democratic process…

111 nominations automatically puts you into the final 2 (one-third of the parliamentary party plus 1). If a candidate starts pulling ahead towards that figure, they’ll get big early momentum. We begin with Boris with more declared MPs: www.order-order.com/condec

MPs, constituents and campaign managers who want to correct the record should email team@order-order.com.

Happy Brexit Ma’am

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Is it just Guido or does the Queen’s smile in this latest photograph look broader than usual? Happy Brexit ma’am!

Farage Victory Speech to European Parliament

“You’re quite right Mr Schulz; UKIP used to protest against the establishment, and now the establishment protests against UKIP.” He’s loving it…

Labour Coup Day 3: #SaveJez

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Here we go, rolling resignations and other Labour Party news:

  • 18:48 Liz McInnes resigns as Shadow Communities and Local Government Minister.
  • 17:06 Kevin Brennan stands down as Shadow Business Minister.
  • 17:27 Clive Efford quits as Shadow Culture, Media and Sport Minister.
  • 17:13 Christina Rees resigns as Shadow Justice Minister.
  • 16:46 Lynn Brown quits as Shadow Home Office Minister.
  • 11:30 Alan Whitehead resigns as Shadow Energy Minister.
  • 10:12 Barbara Keeley and Andrew Gwynne have resigned from the shadow health team now headed by Diane Abbott.
  • 09:35 Andy Slaughter resigns as Shadow Justice Minister.

The polls are now open. Jeremy Corbyn is facing a motion of no confidence. It is not going to be close…

See yesterday’s resignations here

MPs Complain to ’22 Over May Whipping Operation

Tory MPs have angrily complained to 1922 committee chairman Graham Brady after government whips spent yesterday calling up canvassing support for Theresa May. Mel Stride, Julian Smith and Simon Kirby are allegedly leading a whipping operation on behalf of Theresa May from the Whips’ Office. Their phone calls have not been received well…

UPDATE: Official complaint now made by Graham Brady to chief whip Mark Harper.

Stephen Crabb is running on a joint ticket with Sajid Javid. The flaw with ‘Crabbid’ is pretty obvious: Crabb is an honest Remainer and Javid is a careerist switcher who is sadly now despised by his former fans. Their USP of “we’re not posh” is not so appealing in the shires. A double Remainer ticket will not fly with the Leave Tory membership…

George Osborne says unsurprisingly that he’s not running. Jeremy Hunt is touring the breakfast TV studios telling everyone he is seriously considering running. His campaign slogan “Leave another day” brings his hopes to a screeching end before he got going…

Inside the PLP: “The Worst Speech I Have Ever Heard in My Life”

All kicking off outside tonight’s PLP meeting, where an emotional John Woodcock has just had a full blown barney with Jeremy Corbyn’s aides. Woodcock shouted at Jezza’s team: “I think it’s extraordinary” that “someone who spreads lies about Labour MPs” could “stand and slag us off to the media”. The message from Corbyn’s spokesman to Labour MPs had been: “If people want to mount a challenge they can do that right now. Jeremy will be a candidate in that election.” In other words, bring it on…

Inside, Corbyn was asked to resign by all wings of the party: lefty Chris Matheson told him he wasn’t a leader, Jess Phillips begged him to quit, Yvette Cooper was the biggest hitter to give a speech, telling Jez he wasn’t good enough. Ex-shadow Scotland secretary Ian Murray revealed to the room that his constituency office had been targeted by Momentum, telling Corbyn “you keep encouraging them”, leaving staff “terrified“. He pleaded with the leadership to “call off the dogs“. Outside  in a protest at Parliament Square Momentum representatives chanted “f**k you” to the plotters. A spokesman for Corbyn said: “Demonstrations are part of our democracy.”

After the calls for his resignation Corbyn gave a speech in which he claimed he wanted the support of the PLP and would listen. Those watching report:

“It was the worst speech I’ve ever heard in my life. He panicked and started talking about the bedroom tax. It’s just a load of bollocks. I’ve never seen a meeting like it.”

Corbynista sources hit back that the room was scared and look terrified they would lose the leadership election and lose control to the left forever. The permanent reshuffle will apparently be concluded tomorrow…

“Save Jez” Supporters Demand “100 New MPs”

Corbyn supporters have besieged Labour MPs in Parliament, with an ongoing protest in Parliament Square attempting to save Jez. Speaking at the event was a particularly fuming Paul Mason, formerly of Channel 4 News:

“We need 100 potential new MPs from all these young people, all these women, all these members of ethnic minority groups, disabled people, gay people. Get some people in there who suffer the hardships of working class life, not the hardship of having your career blighted by not being able to do your job properly.”

Save Jeremy – get down to Parliament Square now!

Labour MPs Shout “Resign!” at Corbyn

The Labour leader faces calls to resign from his own backbenches as he stands at the despatch box. Extraordinary… 

Cameron on Labour: “And I Thought I Was Having A Bad Day”

Even McDonnell had a chuckle at that one…

Junxit! Juncker Facing Calls to Resign

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Forget Jezza, Brussels news site EurActiv reports Jean-Claude Juncker is under pressure to resign. Czech foreign minister Lubomír Zaorálek says:

“Right now I can’t see the European Commission chairman as the right man for the job”

Another Eastern European diplomat says they will back moves to sack Juncker “if there was such a motion”. A central European diplomat said:

“The situation is changing by the hour. We need to send messages to our public that yes, we can change Brussels, so that it listens. There were many things done wrong and we must talk about that openly”

Brexit vote causing Brussels to finally embrace reform? Surely not…

Labour Coup Day Two

This morning’s rolling resignations:

  • 19:54 Nic Dakin, shadow Minister for Schools, absents himself.
  • 17:59 Richard Burden resigns as shadow Transport minister.
  • 17:54 Melanie Onn, Shadow Deputy Leader of House, has resigned
  • 17:49 Sharon Hodgson resigns as Labour’s Shadow Minister for Children
  • 17:16 Shadow Police minister Jack Dromey next to go.
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