Archiv: David Gauke


13.12.2019 - 13:21 [ Standard.co.uk ]

Every MP who defected from Labour and Tories fails to get re-elected

Every former Conservative and Labour MP who quit the parties in protest over issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism has failed to be re-elected.

24.07.2019 - 20:31 [ Daily Mail ]

Boris’s night of the long knives: New PM makes Brexit hardliner Dom Raab his de facto deputy, Priti Patel Home Secretary and Sajid Javid Chancellor as he brutally sacks Jeremy Hunt and swathe of Remainers to clear way for No Deal

– Boris Johnson launches mass clear out of Cabinet and sacks Jeremy Hunt
– Jeremy Hunt and Penny Mordaunt among those sacked in brutal two-hour cull
– Greg Clark and Liam Fox also leave the government as new PM wields the axe
– Damian Hinds, James Brokenshire, David Mundell and Karen Bradley ousted
– Philip Hammond, David Gauke and Rory Stewart all resigned earlier today
– Priti Patel makes a remarkable Cabinet return as the new Home Secretary
– Sajid Javid has been promoted to crucial role of Chancellor under Mr Johnson
– Brexiteer Dominic Raab was installed as Foreign Secretary replacing Mr Hunt

09.06.2019 - 11:35 [ gerard peter anthony ‏/ Twitter ]

via @GuidoFawkes David Gauke now facing a vote of no confidence in his constituency. Gauke is the first Cabinet Minister in this Parliament who is being threatened with deselection. The wheel is turning against those that have tried to stop Brexit.

14.03.2019 - 13:39 [ Telegraph.co.uk ]

Brexit mutiny: May’s chief of staff accused of ‚going rogue‘ over Remain plot to kill no deal

Gavin Barwell was accused of going “rogue” and over-ruling whips amid an increasing clamour for the 13 ministers who voted against the Government to be sacked.

A Gang of Four Cabinet ministers – Business secretary Greg Clark, Justice Secretary David Gauke, Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd and Scottish Secretary David Mundell – were among 18 people on the Government payroll to defy a three-line whip on a motion to take no deal off the table. It is unclear who – if anyone – instructed them that they could abstain. …