“When Jeremy Corbyn came to my constituency he was distinctly unwelcome. Only about 70 people turned up and he shipped them all in.”
The Health Secretary adds that the funding has already been found for six of them. Thirty-four more are pledged in the next decade.
“It feeds into the narrative that anyone who doesn’t agree with No 10’s position is unpatriotic or an enemy or want the country to surrender.”
“I am not going to discuss a hypothetical situation that may arise if and when the Benn Act were to come into effect.”
“Why won’t they allow him to unleash his charms? Is it because they’re not only terrified that he’s going to lose, but even more by the possibility that he might win?”
“Sooner or later there will have to be a general election, and then there will be a reckoning.”
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“They could vote no confidence in the Government at any time, but they are too cowardly to act now.”
He says that the Government will respect the ruling, and “that there’s a good case for getting on with a Queen’s Speech anyway”.
WATCH: Bercow says that he has “instructed the House authorities” to prepare for the Commons’ return tomorrow
The House will sit at 11.30 tomorrow morning, but there will be no Prime Minister’s Questions.
The Labour Leader says that the Prime Minister should “consider his position…and have an election to elect a Government that respects democracy.”
The ruling in full. “The courts have exercised a supervisory jurisdiction over the lawfulness of acts of the Government for centuries.”
“The Inner House went further and declared that any prorogation resulting from it was null and of no effect.”
“We have to move on. We have to find a way forward. And there’s now only one way. ‘Put it to the people’.”
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The Shadow Foreign Secretary receives a standing ovation as she urges a harder anti-Brexit stance for Labour.
The Opposition set out plans to create a National Care Service, making such services free at the point of use in England.
He explains why he believes Gyimah, his former PPS, and others are making a mistake in switching to the Liberal Democrats.