At the end of June MPs took the historic step of committing the UK to be a carbon neutral economy by 2050 - the first major industrialised country on earth to do. That week in Parliament our MP, Jeremy Quin, met local Climate Change campaigners including from Nymans – the glorious gardens which
Parliament “rose” last Thursday for the Summer Recess which for MPs is an opportunity to escape from the Westminster bubble and immerse themselves in their constituencies. Our excellent MP, Jeremy Quin, has grabbed this opportunity with both hands.
Following the new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s, reformation of the Government, Jeremy has been promoted within the Whip's Office to the role of Comptroller of Her Majesty’s Household with effect from 28 July 2019.
Both Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson, as the final two leadership candidates, are currently travelling around the UK making their pitches to the membership. Members are able to ask questions of both candidates during the hustings.
So the result of the third ballot is now out. Of the 313 Members of Parliament representing the Conservative Party, 157 or 50.16% voted for Boris Johnson. Michale Gove leap-frogged Jeremy Hunt and they won 61 votes and 59 votes respectively.