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Spectator Parliamentarian of the Year 2017: the winners

1 November 2017

10:50 PM

1 November 2017

10:50 PM

The Spectator’s 31st Parliamentarian of the Year awards took place at the Rosewood Hotel this evening. Here are the winners. The awards were presented by Michael Gove, who stepped in for the Prime Minister at the last minute as she dealt with an issue within her Cabinet.

Speech of the Year – Kemi Badenoch

Backbencher of the Year – Stella Creasy

Comeback of the Year – Sir Vince Cable

Peer of the Year – Lord Adonis

Minister to watch – Boris Johnson

Rising Star – Angela Rayner

Insurgent of the Year – Jacob Rees-Mogg

Negotiator of the Year – Nigel Dodds

Politician of the Year – Jeremy Corbyn

Parliamentarian of the Year – Ruth Davidson

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