The Chamber was filled for a long time with clouds of canting, self-righteous, ludicrously overblown protest.
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The wind has changed in the Prime Minister’s favour.
Profile: David Lidington – the Tory loyalist diverging from his leader over Brexit. And now tipped as her successor.
At the heart of May’s operation, this staunch Conservative is now mulling potential ways to a second referendum with Labour MPs.
Tony Connelly describes in painful detail the success of Irish negotiators in aligning themselves with the EU27, while leaving the Brits to flounder.
Sir Graham Brady’s announcement of the voting figures came as an icy shock to the Prime Minister’s supporters.
Andrew Gimson’s Westminster sketch: A carnival in which even the Prime Minister’s inhibitions start to break down
Rumour and counter-rumour fly round the Palace, and those with walk-on parts have a wonderful time.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Conservative MPs do not look nearly as loyal as one would think to listen to them
The Prime Minister saw off the Leader of the Opposition, but her own backbenchers seemed glum and thoughtful.
He defended the absent Prime Minister with decency and moderation, but neither Labour nor Conservative MPs were persuaded.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: May provokes derisive laughter and has exhausted the House’s patience
The Prime Minister looked like a straight actor who is appearing in a Christmas pantomime, in order to become the butt of everyone else’s jokes.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Can it be that Corbyn thinks a “coup de grace” is some kind of fancy ice cream?
Instead of pressing home the attack on the Prime Minister, the Leader of the Opposition helped her regain her composure.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: May cannot sell her compromise and centrist MPs are preparing to take over
Power seems to be seeping away from the ancien regime.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Ministers are voted guilty of contempt for the first time in Parliament’s history
The Attorney General’s claim that it would not be in the national interest to reveal his legal advice was defeated in the Commons.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Cox delivers a majestic counterblast to all those who think the Brexit deal is a sell-out
The Attorney-General gave an electrifying performance as he refused to publish the advice he has given to ministers.
It is hard to see how the different Brexit alternatives can be presented anything like as well on TV as they will be in Parliament.
Robin Aitken, who worked for the Corporation for 25 years, accuses it of propagating liberalism and suppressing conservatism behind a pretend impartiality.