Theresa May's numbers game
Theresa May's government is riding high in the opinion polls at the moment but could be vulnerable in Parliament. What does she need to do to keep her backbenchers on side?
When she replaced him as prime minister in July, Theresa May also took on David Cameron's small Commons majority, and all the problems that come with it.
The government's "working majority" - calculated when you take away the non-voting Speaker, deputy speakers and Sinn Fein members, as well as the two seats left vacant by the resignations of Conservatives Zac Goldsmith and Stephen Phillips - is just 14,... read more