The news is not all bad for supporters of Leave. But a weakened Government needs third party support to deliver not so much a Soft or Hard Brexit as a clean one.
After negotiations with the rest of the EU have been completed, the final agreement must be brought back to Parliament.
CCHQ and the Policy Board need to take a long hard look at our recent campaign, and work out what we can rapidly learn from it in terms of techniques and messages.
For all the chatter about the Customs Union, leaving the EU in full is still on course. But May’s bungled election has raised the chances of a disorderly outcome.
Since when did voting for a party mean endorsing every policy in any election manifesto? Especially when large chunks of the Tory offering are in the shredder.
She cannot be a stationary establishment figure when faced with the restless mood of the voting public. She must move forwards – or we risk a 1997-style wipeout.
The Prime Minister congratulates the Speaker on his re-election in the Commons today.
“We all look forward to welcoming the Queen’s Speech just as soon as the Coalition of Chaos has been negotiated.”
Davidson should have a standing invite to attend Political Cabinet, and be encouraged to speak her mind – on Brexit, the DUP and anything else.
I like John Bercow – indeed, I’ll vote for him. But the Speaker of the House shouldn’t represent a constituency – doing so disenfranchises thousands of people.
Plus: An idea for May. A quote from YouGov. A cancelled lunch. A headline from the Economist. Could Gove return? And: could Bercow be ousted?
The Tories are making gradual rather than spectacular progress on ethnic diversity – as the party’s class of 2017 looks set to prove.
The Labour leader pursues his traditional tactic of reading out a question from a member of the public.
The Labour leader delivers his pitch, but Mark Francois asks: “Is that it?”
In the Commons, the Prime Minister challenges her opponents to lay out their plans for Brexit and the future of the country.