Archiv: 1922 Committee


05.06.2019 - 05:16 [ Guido Fawkes ]

Five Candidates Don’t Meet New ’22 Threshold

UPDATE: Official Statement:

Following meetings of the 1922 Executive Committee and the Conservative Party Board today, the rules on how the Conservative Party leadership contest will proceed have been agreed.

24.05.2019 - 06:04 [ theSun.co.uk ]

MAY CLINGS ON: Theresa May to lay out a timetable to quit within weeks in last-ditch bid to pass Brexit deal

(Updated: 24th May 2019, 2:35 am)

In a last-ditch bid to buy more time for her Brexit deal, the PM is set to refuse spiralling Brexiteer demands to quit immediately despite losing much of her Cabinet’s support, allies say.

24.05.2019 - 03:54 [ DailyMail.co.uk ]

Theresa May will address the nation TODAY after disastrous Euro election to pledge Britain will have a new PM by summer – but she wants to DELAY Tory leadership vote for Trump’s state visit

– Mrs May will begin the day with a meeting with the Tories‘ backbench 1922 shop steward Sir Graham Brady
– She is then expected to address the nation from Downing Street to explain why she is leaving ‚the job I love‘

23.05.2019 - 06:02 [ DailyMail.co.uk ]

‚The sofa’s up against the door‘: Tory MPs count the hours until May quits as she ‚barricades‘ herself in Downing Street after Leadsom resigns on eve of today’s Euro elections that will see the party wiped out

However sources said meetings with senior ministers were postponed because Mrs May was having her regular audience with the Queen, who she was expected to brief on her intentions.

23.05.2019 - 06:00 [ Evening Standard ]

Brexit news latest: Theresa May clings onto power after 1922 Committee meeting

Theresa May is still clinging onto power after the executive of the 1922 Committee failed to agree a rule change which would allow a fresh bid to oust her.

22.05.2019 - 18:37 [ Sam Coates Times ‏/ Twitter ]

Theresa May looks like she’s trying to tough it out. 1. @Steven_Swinford reportings she’s refusing to see ministers tonight. 2. Tomorrow EU elex polling day mean broadcasters cannot report politics, scuppering momentum. 3. Then it’s recess until June 4. #JapaneseknotweedPM

22.05.2019 - 17:41 [ Jason Groves, political editor of the Daily Mail. / Twitter ]

Rumours – unconfirmed, but also not denied – that the PM is planning a statement from Downing Street tonight

22.05.2019 - 17:28 [ DailyMail.co.uk ]

‚She needs to go‘: Now May’s Cabinet ministers line up to face the PM in private meetings as MPs demand she quit TODAY amid fury at disastrous Brexit Bill second referendum promise

– Theresa May’s plan to bring forward new Brexit Bill is in tatters after repeated attempts to woo Labour MPs
– Her chances of getting the deal through are fading as Tories voice opposition with 65-plus set to rebel
– Michael Gove has refused to guarantee that the Withdrawal Agreement Bill would come to the Commons
– Tory 1922 committee is meeting at 4pm – after PM faces Commons – with members pledging to topple her

22.05.2019 - 17:28 [ Telegraph.co.uk ]

Brexit latest news: Theresa May faces full-scale revolt as Tory MPs call on 1922 Committee to pave way for fresh confidence vote

Theresa May’s premiership is on the brink amid a full-scale revolt over her new Brexit deal, with Tory MPs calling for a change in the party rules to facilitate a leadership challenge.

22.05.2019 - 17:26 [ theSun.co.uk ]

END GAME: Cabinet abandons isolated Theresa May as Brexiteers plot to kick her out TODAY

As Mrs May faces her final battle:
– Tory grandees threaten to change party rules so the leader can be removed immediately
– Fed-up backbenchers said she should go now and leave Brexit to her successor
– The PM’s DUP allies warned she is leaving Britain at the mercy of the EU
– Even Mrs May’s most loyal MPs said she should scrap the planned vote on her deal

22.05.2019 - 17:24 [ Evening Standard ]

Brexit latest: Cabinet ministers meet to plot call for Theresa May’s resignation

Environment Secretary Michael Gove gave an apparent hint that a big Commons vote on the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, due in the week of June 3, should be pulled.

Sources said several Cabinet ministers agreed with him that the vital Bill should be kept back for a new Tory leader to manage.

22.05.2019 - 17:21 [ BBC ]

Brexit: No 10 plans to stand firm as PM’s future unclear

A long-standing – but not usually a very public – critic likened me to a spectator at the guillotine as I stalked the commons corridors.

I asked him when he felt the political blade would fall on Theresa May’s premiership.

With a smile, he said: „Soon – very soon.“

17.05.2019 - 05:18 [ Standard.co.uk ]

Theresa May resists calls to name date of departure but vows to discuss leadership election timetable after vote on Brexit deal

Mrs May will meet Sir Graham Brady, chairman of the 1922 Committee of backbench Tory MPs, to set out a timetable for her departure after the second reading of the Withdrawal Agreement Bill in the week beginning June 3, he said today.

11.05.2019 - 13:18 [ theSun.co.uk ]

Sir Graham Brady considering running to replace Theresa May as Tory leader

Brexiteer Sir Graham told BBC Radio 4’s Week in Westminster programme: “I’ve heard people suggest I would be an interim Prime Minister.

“My simple answer to that is I don’t think we need an interim Prime Minister.

“I don’t think the British people want people to be stepping in to do interim jobs. I think they’re be looking to chose someone for the long term.”

09.05.2019 - 12:17 [ DailyMail.co.uk ]

Defiant May will bring back Brexit vote BEFORE European elections in two weeks as she desperately tries to see off embarrassing defeat at hands of Nigel Farage – and cling on to her job

– Sir Graham Brady suggested she could introduce the Withdrawal Agreement Bill – in the ’near future‘
– But some Tories believe the decision will see her caught in a trap if it fails to pass
– Tories fear a hammering at European elections at hands of the new Brexit Party
– Some officials believe they will get less than 10 per cent of the vote on May 23

09.05.2019 - 00:45 [ Sky News ]

George Osborne: Former chancellor urges cabinet to move against Theresa May

George Osborne tells Sky News he thinks the time has come for a new leader and new mandate in the Conservative Party.George Osborne tells Sky News he thinks the time has come for a new leader and new mandate in the Conservative Party.

09.05.2019 - 00:35 [ Eddie Dixon ‏/ Twitter ]

Graham Brady sums up the Conservative Party at this point in time, hopeless and weak no strength of character and Doomed to Failure.

(24.04.2019)

09.05.2019 - 00:32 [ BBC ]

Sir Graham Brady: ‚No public clarity‘ on Theresa May’s departure date

Sir Graham Brady has told the BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg that there is not yet „public clarity“ on when the prime minister will leave office.

08.05.2019 - 05:58 [ Phil Baker ‏/ Twitter ]

Sir Graham Brady and his 1922 Committee are getting to be a joke,

July is no good, there won’t be a Conservative Party that is resueable by then, the 1922 Committee are, in Thatchers words FRIT. Mrs May has to go NOW, tomorrow would not be soon enough!

08.05.2019 - 05:56 [ Express.co.uk ]

Brexiteer compares Theresa May’s leadership to ‚DICTATORSHIP‘ in huge rant – ‚Time is UP‘

The Labour MP accused the Conservative Party rules of forcing a form of „dictatorship“ on Parliament as nothing can be done to oust the Prime Minister before the end of the year. Ms Hoey urged Theresa May to resign from her post as soon as possible in the best interest of the country and to help find a solution to the Brexit impasse.

07.05.2019 - 18:22 [ BBC ]

Brexit: Theresa May to meet Sir Graham Brady amid calls to resign

Theresa May is to meet the chairman of an influential committee of backbench Tory MPs, Sir Graham Brady, amid calls for her to set a firm resignation date.

It follows a request from the 1922 Committee for „clarity“ on the issue.

07.05.2019 - 05:02 [ theSun.co.uk ]

END OF THE LINE: Sir Graham Brady to tell PM to resign by end of July or face being ousted by MPs

Some even urged Sir Graham to quote the iconic line from the final episode of Line of Duty, where DI Kate Fleming AC-3 officer DI Michelle Brandyce to “stop making a t*t of yourself and p**s off”.

The PM’s response to Sir Graham will be vital and he will then report back to the 1922 committee tomorrow.

04.05.2019 - 14:44 [ Independent.co.uk ]

Senior ministers rally around to save Theresa May ahead of showdown meeting to decide her fate

Graham Brady, the head of the 1922 Committee of Tory backbenchers, is expected to meet Ms May on Tuesday to again urge her to set a date for her departure.

If she refuses, they will consider rewriting the rules to allow a fresh vote of no confidence this summer – a move the 1922 stepped back from last month.

25.04.2019 - 06:11 [ DailyMail..co.uk ]

May safe to December: PM cannot be ousted by her own MPs until the end of the year at the earliest as 1922 Committee of backbenchers REJECTS changing rules to get rid of her this summer

Mr Brady met privately with the PM before the committee talks, which began yesterday.

24.04.2019 - 00:19 [ Beth Rigby ‏/ Twitter ]

The 1922 executive are meeting in a ‘secret location’ and that the meeting, which started at 7pm, could be going on for a bit longer yet. Also told that tenor of conversation pointing to no definitive conclusion tonight. Unsurprising given the exec split.

24.04.2019 - 00:16 [ theGuardian.com ]

Senior Conservatives to vote on ousting Theresa May

Some 1922 Committee members want to change rules to allow second no-confidence vote

23.04.2019 - 16:52 [ Independent.co.uk ]

The Independent Group will back Theresa May in any vote of confidence, says Heidi Allen

The new Independent Group of MPs has agreed to back Theresa May in any vote of no confidence, one of its most prominent members has said.

In an exclusive interview with The Independent, former Conservative MP Heidi Allen said the group – which also consists of eight Labour MPs – had decided not to do anything that would facilitate a general election.

23.04.2019 - 16:48 [ Guido Fawkes ]

Tory MPs Supporting Brexit Party, 1922 Rule Change Rumoured

Sources within the 1922 Committee suggest that there is a fair chance the executive will endorse a rule change tonight allowing a fresh challenge if a third of the parliamentary party indicates they will support it – effectively raising the threshold in terms of numbers of MPs required and removing the one challenge-a-year rule. Alternatively the 12 month challenge delay period could be reduced to six months – meaning the next leadership challenge would be on from June 3rd.

23.04.2019 - 16:44 [ Independent.co.uk ]

Brexit news – live: Senior Tory MP demands Theresa May resign ‚today‘, as EU withdrawal talks with Labour resume

Theresa May should announce her resignation as prime minister „today“ in order to break the Brexit impasse, a senior Conservative has said.

Nigel Evans, secretary of the Tory backbench 1922 committee, told the Today programme that new leadership was needed, warning that the process „can’t start soon enough“.

03.04.2019 - 17:53 [ Theo Usherwood, Political Editor of @LBC / Twitter ]

Tory MPs suggesting indicative vote at 5pm at the 1922 committee on the PM’s leadership. (They can’t hold a formal process because December’s vote gives May a one year grace period). Asked one rhetorically: “A lot of anger this afternoon.” “No,” he replied. “It’s fury.”

03.04.2019 - 17:49 [ theSun.co.uk ]

Tory MPs launch bid to kick Theresa May out TODAY after soft Brexit bid

Sources said the MPs believe desperate action is needed before Downing Street thrashes out a soft Brexit compromise with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. One said: “They’re saying this is about the survival of the party itself.”

The ballot wouldn’t be officially binding – but if Mrs May lost it could speed up her departure from No10.

20.03.2019 - 18:41 [ Peter Walker, political correspondent for the Guardian / Twitter ]

I’m outside the gathering of the 1922 committee of backbench Tory MPs. Today they are being addressed by party chair Brandon Lewis rather than a certain T May. Desks are being banged, as is traditional.

29.01.2019 - 07:18 [ Telegraph.co.uk ]

Brexit latest news: Theresa May’s Plan B in chaos amid open revolt from Tory Brexiteers

The Prime Minister made a personal plea to her backbenchers to support a plan to renegotiate the Northern Irish backstop, but Eurosceptics refused on the grounds that it would not be legally binding.

On Monday night Downing Street frantically tried to claw back support by telling Brexiteers Mrs May will seek to reopen the EU Withdrawal…

12.12.2018 - 11:01 [ Kurier.at ]

Brexit: May muss sich am Abend Misstrauensvotum stellen

Die Schwelle für die erforderliche Zahl an konservativen Abgeordneten sei erreicht worden.

12.12.2018 - 10:52 [ Good Morning Britain / Twitter ]

BREAKING: A no-confidence vote against Theresa May has been triggered. The vote will happen between 6-8pm tonight.

22.11.2018 - 06:30 [ reaction.life ]

If the Tories don’t remove May now they face electoral oblivion

There is nothing more dangerous and self-defeating in politics, as in every other area of life, than the inability to discern the true significance of events, viewing them instead through a prism of self-interest, groupthink and partisanship. That is the problem currently blinding all those in the Westminster bubble.

21.11.2018 - 11:24 [ KentOnline.co.uk ]

Brexit split among Kent MPs

As the Prime Minister continues to face pressure over her leadership, the county’s MPs – like the rest of the country – are split on whether the deal delivers what the government promised.

But only one has decided to join those who have called for a vote of confidence in the Prime Minister by submitting a formal letter to the chairman of the 1922 committee Graham Brady – the MP for Gravesham Adam Holloway.

21.11.2018 - 10:57 [ Independent.co.uk ]

DUP expected to abstain for second time on crucial Budget votes

MPs from the Democratic Unionist Party are expected to abstain for a second time on crucial Budget votes in the Commons in protest at Theresa May’s Brexit deal.

It comes after Eurosceptics in the party faced questions over the apparent collapse of their efforts to trigger a no confidence in the prime minister.