A tour de force from May. Utter failure from Labour’s leader. And: how Blair’s Iraq legacy gives credence to deranged conspiracy theories.
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Not everybody on the Opposition benches seems to think that the Russians might have been set up.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: May looks at last as if she is finding her feet, Corbyn gives way to incurable vanity
The Leader of the Opposition admired himself for behaving like a backbench dissident.
That’s unlikely to deter hardcore Remainers from egging Juncker et al on. But will it persuade Labour to stop working with Brussels against the UK negotiating position?
Yet again, the best Labour can say in Corbyn’s defence is that he is Britain’s least observant person
Corbyn claims he failed to spot any sign of the anti-semitism which was allegedly rife in the Palestine Live group – though McDonnell has a different version of events.
Plus: Henry Bolton, secret LibDem agent. (Or not.) Penny Mordaunt, next Tory leader. (Or not.) British communists surprise us. (Or don’t.) And: my CNN joy.
Far from all young people are dyed-in-the-wool Corbynites. To improve the Conservative vote we need to find the right ways to communicate.
Key voters include those who voted heavily to remain in the EU, and were decisive in the lost Tory seats of Battersea, Kensington, Kingston and Twickenham.
I believe last week’s inner cabinet meeting at Chequers will be seen as a key staging post in Britain’s exit from the European Union.
Labour ‘moderates’ have fled the field, leaving Momentum and Unite to fight over who runs the Opposition
Like the Model T Ford, only somewhat less innovative, the Labour Party is now offering any kind of Left you want, as long as it’s Hard.
“Yes we’re going to get Brexit right and deliver a good Brexit deal for them, but we’re also building the homes the country needs so that people can own their own home.”
The Moggcast. Should May make a Customs Union vote a confidence vote? Rees-Mogg says no: “I don’t think it works”.
Why Corbyn’s new policy would open the door to TTIP. And: Leaving EU migrants with settled status until transition ends would be “a major problem”.
His new position is so ‘have your cake and eat it’ that at one point he even said the word “cake” by accident in the middle of his speech.
WATCH: The Labour leader wants “a new customs union” as well as “Britain being able to negotiate…new trade deals”
“Labour would not countenance a deal that left Britain as a passive recipient of rules, decided elsewhere by others,” the Labour leader claims.
The briefing about turning a Trade Bill vote into one of confidence unnecessarily raises the temperature between Ministers and Conservative MPs.