At Prime Minister’s Questions, Philip Davies asked her about Corbyn’s policy of ruling out no-deal.
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The MP argues Westminster is viewed as an example to follow in many other countries.
The Shadow Chancellor believes that the House of Commons will force the Government to secure a deal.
His reforms will cripple his MPs and are a posthumous triumph for Tony Benn’s belief in extra-Parliamentary action.
EURATOM, WTO quotas, open skies agreements, banks’ ability to lend – all these involve change which it may not be possible to effect by April 2019.
Shorter sitting hours, time-limited speeches, and procedural changes have all made the Commons less effective. If Bercow wants to fix it he should start there.
WATCH: Beaten earlier today. But back soon. Former pro-Remain MPs prepare to fillet the EU Withdrawal Bill
Clarke, Grieve, Morgan, Soubry, Neill, Stephen Hammond, Wollaston, Sandbach and Lefroy back major changes to the Bill (as do some Brexiteers)
Iain Duncan Smith: There is a solution to the concerns of those criticising the EU Withdrawal Bill’s new powers
The Government could allay fears and bring consensus by appointing an external advisory committee to scrutinise how the powers are used.
WATCH: Leigh argues the Government should “be generous” in accepting amendments – and paying money to Brussels
“Henry VIII was a bastard, but he was my kind of bastard.”
The MP for Don Valley faces heckling from her own Party’s benches while making the case to honour the referendum.
The Government is seeking recognition of its working majority in the Commons – and can only prevail if that majority exists.
The provisions of the Withdrawal Bill are limited in scope, will be policed by the courts, and lack any plausible alternative.
Christopher Howarth: The European Union (Withdrawal) Bill is necessary – and ultimately uncontroversial
But don’t expect that to stop the commentariat, or the Opposition, trying to manufacture some kind of row, even if only for show.
Profile: the European Court of Justice – about which much is often said, and of which little is usually known
Each side in the Brexit debate regards its position as the only one a sane person could take, while the other side’s arguments are madly exaggerated and provocative.
It’s a depressing truth that today’s great public speakers would not have seemed particularly remarkable 40 or 50 years ago.