The answer seems likely to be yes. But there are still implications for the politics and economics of Brexit.
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Ten initial thoughts on today’s announcement by Umunna and his colleagues.
Cleverly calls on unions to take down hugely influential ‘school cuts’ site that uses ‘misleading’ statistics
Campaigners say the site influenced 871,000 voters and prevented a Conservative majority. The Statistics Authority says its calculations are wrong.
Dagenham and Rainham, Bury South, Cardiff North and Bassetlaw are among the new tranche seeking a Conservative candidate.
His association executive is expected to demand tonight that he makes his intentions clear. But the constitution allows him to simply refuse to answer.
Will fans of the EU establishment be quite so keen on unaccountable, centralised institutions when their opponents start appointing commissioners?
He evidently believes that the Government will teeter before he does, and that his backbench Europhiles lack the gumption to move against him.
Thornberry can’t “guarantee” her foreign policy won’t indulge human rights abusers when Corbyn does exactly that
The Shadow Foreign Secretary is making pledges her leader seems unlikely to honour.
Losing 150,000 members, and the money that comes with them, has knock-on effects for the Opposition and for the Conservative Party.
The latest email to local members confirms ConservativeHome’s recent report.
The level of opposition is a shade higher than it was a fortnight ago.
On the Cooper amendment, 25 Labour MPs either rebelled or abstained – including half a dozen shadow ministers.
The amendment passed by 317 to 301 – and seven Labour MPs rebelled to back it.
In the night’s only defeat for the Government, it passed by 318 votes to 310 – and with the largest rebellion from Conservative MPs.
Despite their support, the amendment fell by 322 to 290 votes.