Theresa May’s Government Now Has 15 Unfilled Positions

Guido has always been a big believer in small government, although he never thought Theresa May would be the Prime Minister on the verge of taking it too far. There are now a whopping 15 political vacancies in May’s Government after the latest bout of resignations last night…

Four-fully fledged ministerial posts are now empty – Sarah Newton has still not been replaced since she resigned as Minister for Disabled People thirteen days ago, now May also needs to find a new Foreign Minister, Health Minister and Business Minister. Eleven PPSes have resigned and gone unreplaced since her deal sparked mass resignations in November, as well as a Tory Party Vice Chair. Hilary Benn has now extended his Parliamentary coup to next week, it is truly becoming a Government-in-Name-Only…

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Lucy Allan explains her positive comments about the Brexit Party…

“If EU elections are held, Leave supporting voters will want to vote for Leave supporting candidates… Usual party loyalties will be eclipsed by the Leave v Remain divide. It’s good to see strong candidates in the Leave camp. However, I sincerely hope we leave the EU before these elections are held so that we can move on and not waste time and money on unnecessary EU elections.”


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