Dominic Raab

Sunday Shows Roundup: Dominic Raab – Brexit deal should be agreed ‘in October’

22 July 2018 16:54

The House of Commons breaks for recess on Tuesday, and accordingly the Sunday shows will be taking a break. For…

Why No 10 made Dominic Raab Brexit Secretary

9 July 2018 10:49

Dominic Raab has this morning been appointed as David Davis’s successor as Brexit Secretary. Raab moves from his role as…

Sunday shows round-up: Nicola Sturgeon, Keir Starmer, Ken Clarke, Dominic Raab

10 June 2018 18:00

Keir Starmer – Tory Remainers should vote with us The week ahead promises a showdown in the House of Commons…

What Westminster eats for lunch

26 April 2018 14:59

Dominic Raab has found himself the subject of much mockery today after one of his aides allegedly told an undercover…

Dominic Raab’s lunch scandal

26 April 2018 11:02

Dominic Raab has awoken to a scandal relating to his team. The Daily Mirror reports that one of the Housing Minister’s…

Grauniad’s Dominic Raab attack falls short

9 February 2018 9:00

The Grauniad is on a mission this week to expose the shortcomings of the government’s crackdown on unpaid internships. The paper…

Tory Brexiteers pressure May to quit EU single market and customs union

19 November 2016 10:10

Normally, the Saturday before an autumn statement would be dominated by speculation about what is in it. But, as I…

The reshuffle hasn’t mollified everyone

12 May 2015 13:24

With Dominic Raab’s appointment as Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Justice, a pattern is starting to emerge in David Cameron’s reshuffle of…

Labour tries to avoid Commons humiliation over the West Lothian question

20 November 2014 12:05

MPs are preparing to debate devolution this afternoon, with a motion from Dominic Raab which includes a call for a…

Rebel Raab cut down to size

17 February 2014 13:37

Pint-sized Tory MP Dominic Raab ruffled the feathers of the powerful with his amendment to the Immigration Bill last month,…

Conservative MPs need to realise that Ed Miliband is the enemy, not their own leader.

Dominic Raab is a brilliant fighter. It’s time he focused on Labour

31 January 2014 7:23

Dominic Raab is one of the most impressive members of the Tory back benches, able to pick a string of…

Raab amendment fails – but govt left looking weak and confused

30 January 2014 18:03

So Labour did save the government’s bacon by voting against the Raab amendment on deportation while the government abstained on…

Breaking: Labour to vote against Raab amendment

30 January 2014 15:08

In another twist of this Raab rebellion, Labour have just announced that they’re voting against the amendment on deportation of…

The whips are getting stronger – but will it be enough to stop Raab?

30 January 2014 11:38

So now that the Speaker has called Dominic Raab’s amendment on deportation, the government whips have a frenzied few hours…

Labour rejects rebel deportation call as Immigration Bill crisis talks continue

29 January 2014 11:45

Labour will not support Dominic Raab’s Immigration Bill amendment on the deportation of foreign criminals. A party source tells me…

Strong sympathy for Tory rebel deportation call

28 January 2014 8:56

How will the row over the Immigration Bill pan out? Number 10 was trying to be as emollient as possible…

David Blunkett

Former ministers, 1922 chair and Labour grandees back rebel deportation call

27 January 2014 12:19

The list of MPs supporting Dominic Raab’s amendment on deportation to the Immigration Bill has now been published, and as…

Immigration Bill set for two serious rows

25 January 2014 21:09

The row over the past few weeks over the Immigration Bill has been rather ironic given it was introduced in…

Free Enterprise Group tells George Osborne: ‘Don’t play safe’

18 November 2013 16:50

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement is looming on the horizon, and the Free Enterprise Group, the loose alliance of backbench Tory…

How central government could slim down – and why it probably won’t

17 June 2013 13:58

The Treasury is entering its last minute negotiations with recalcitrant departments ahead of next week’s spending review announcement. But for…

Tory MP in battle with ministers over ‘snooping bill’ safeguards

9 December 2012 10:34

Coffee House has learned that a Tory MP is engaged in a fight with the Home Office on safeguards for…

Web surveillance plan divides the coalition

3 April 2012 9:49

The government’s under fire from members of both coalition parties over its plans to extend the state’s investigatory powers to…

Raab’s early hits

5 December 2011 13:16

The Commons will debate the UK’s controversial extradition treaty with the US and the European Arrest Warrant later today. The…

A Clegg-up for young workers?

25 November 2011 16:12

There was a time when Nick Clegg was the most agile and persistent defender of the coalition’s deficit reduction programme.…

Paying for justice

23 November 2011 19:39

To British ministers, the role that the International Criminal Court played over Libya was key – it made clear that…