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post 05 July 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Theresa May: will the MPs' favourite charm the members?

Even amongst Theresa May supporters you find plenty of MPs who say their candidate is not a great public performer and they worry she won't come across well in hustings.

post 30 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Boris Johnson's leadership hopes fade

MPs who'd already declared for Boris Johnson, with prominent seats reserved at this morning's launch, have started deserting the Johnson camp already. Some at the London venue are wondering if his cam

post 30 June 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Michael Gove has done a double Brutus

With a perfunctory call very close to the press statement announcing his candidacy, Michael Gove has abruptly arrested and probably completely destroyed Boris Johnson's chances of becoming PM.

post 18 May 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Queen's Speech - Referendum Truce? No Chance

The plan had been to hold this Queen's Speech after the referendum on the EU but the government felt there was a danger it would look like it had nothing to do.

post 16 May 2016
Read more on Simon Israel's blog Violence and disorder rising in prisons

The safety of prisons in England and Wales is getting worse, with deaths, self-harm, violence and disorder continuing to rise.

article 19 April 2016 UK
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EU referendum: Gove attacks Remain's 'bogeymen' tactics

Justice Secretary Michael Gove accuses the Remain campaign of treating voters like children and trying to scare them into voting to stay in the EU in June's referendum.

post 01 March 2016
Read more on Simon Israel's blog New figures on prison violence

The scale of prison violence has emerged from new figures which show riot squads were called into jails on a daily basis last year.

article 24 February 2016 UK
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Cameron's EU deal challenged by Gove

The renegotiation deal David Cameron struck with other EU leaders is not legally binding, according to his cabinet colleague and friend Michael Gove.

post 08 February 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Michael Gove: in the clink and on the referendum brink

Michael Gove defends the prison reforms on Channel 4 News tonight and tries to sell them to inmates at The Mount prison outside Hemel Hempstead.