The Prime Minister is also astute enough to get Gove to make the case for Meaningful Vote Three.
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Nor could the Attorney General provide anything for his colleagues to cheer.
The Prime Minister finds herself threatened, like Lord North, with the role of scapegoat for a failed policy.
William Keegan’s memoir describes with ebullient good humour how he covered half a century of bad news.
Profile: Nimble, eager to please, unembarrassable. The inconstant Gardiner, capable of demolishing Labour’s Brexit policy in seconds.
Tied to no faction, former Blair backer turned Corbyn supporter, the shadow Trade Secretary is a law unto himself.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Bercow is killing this contest by encouraging pious blather instead of brutal brevity
The Speaker has unintentionally become the friend of waffle during the weekly session.
Interview. Sharma – “Every foreign investor I met thought leaving the EU would present significantly more opportunities for bilateral trade.”
The Employment Minister embodies two reasons why the Government is still afloat – its jobs creation record and under-reported Ministerial loyalty.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: May threatens to drive everyone over a cliff, then offers a concession
The Prime Minister lives to fight another day, and with a bit of help from Labour she could still get her deal through.
Bower writes him off as a loser, which is perhaps what he will end up being. But he did much better at the last general election than the commentariat expected.
But their deputies look stricken, while the defectors are rejuvenated.
Yes, our system favours the established parties. But it is not invulnerable to change. This could be the start of a breakthrough.
The failure of the SDP by no means proves that a new movement of this kind is doomed to failure.
Interview. “Look, this is a Christian country”, says Hinds. But he adds that the cap on new faith schools’ admissions should stay.
At times, says the Education Secretary, the post he holds requires “a bold and vociferous and constant presence”. But “at other times less so”.
The Prime Minister assured Labour MPs that she will stand up for workers’ rights.
In his new book, Jeremy Black traces the history of Britain’s relations with the Continent, and how it bears on the Brexit debate.
But neither she nor Lidington sounded as if they expect Brexit to end in disaster.