After 75 years of the latter’s strategy, most people in Copeland faced a choice of either working for the nuclear industry or being without a job.
Plus: Labour goes all Smethwick in Copeland. And: Sky News dumbs down at breakfast.
She rejects Farron’s plan for a second referendum.
They are holding up a hankerchief to test how strongly the Remain wind is blowing.
Theresa May’s austere approach to news management is a plus for government – at least, so far. But it’s turning out to be a minus for her ministers.
Let the leftover Blairites retro-absorb the LibDems: there’s your centre-Left. Most of the rest of usare quite happy to be governed by the centre-Right Super Party.
Whatever happens, the Conservative consensus is that the Party is pushing less hard in the city than in Copeland.
Plus: Sarah Palin to Canada, the Brexit Bill to the Lords, and Clive Lewis to the backbenches. And: when sorry isn’t the hardest word.
What a farce it would be if, in attempting to secure Brexit, we booted out one of the institutions that makes us exceptional.
Plus: Trump’s tactics, Labour’s splits, and LibDem divisions.
Lamb and Mulholland make principled, democratic arguments for not trying to stop negotiations, but what role did electoral survival play in their thinking?
Conservative and SNP MPs debated into the night, while the Lib Dem and Labour benches were almost empty.
He lambasts Clegg, Farron et al for their opposition to Article 50.
Our candidate, Jack Brereton, is Stoke born and bred. The seat doesn’t need Paul Nuttall, who sees it as a political pawn
Plus: Can Corbyn survive losing both by-elections? Trump has the tone of Mussolini and the content of Lindbergh. And: another Lib Dem blunder.