The biggest defeat in modern times and the largest Tory rebellion won’t stop her trying to resurrect her deal.
Posts Tagged: Andrea Leadsom MP
Nicky Morgan: Imperfect, certainly. But May’s plan avoids the twin perils of No Deal and No Brexit. The Commons should back it.
Supporting the deal would also prevent several other things – such as the possibibility of a truly socialist government taking over.
The anger expressed on the Conservative benches reflected the anger felt in many a humble home.
The Leader of the House asks Bercow to confirm what advice he received from the Commons staff about his controversial ruling on the Grieve Amendment.
Meanwhile, Leadsom makes huge gains following her rebuke to the Speaker over alleged sexist remarks.
Both the Leader of the Opposition and the Speaker of the House set a sorry example to the nation yesterday.
The Chamber was filled for a long time with clouds of canting, self-righteous, ludicrously overblown protest.
The Leader of the House raised a point of order: if MPs should apologise for calling another ‘stupid woman’, why hasn’t the Speaker?
Chris White: A guide to what could happen in the Commons this week as tomorrow’s vote on May’s deal looms
I set out the various permutations – and translate what the amendments to the Government’s motion mean.
ConHome’s Cabinet League Table. Everyone’s rating is down – and half of the top table is now in negative territory. Worst ever results.
Not for the faint-hearted. Contains intense violence, blood and gore, strong language and Philip Hammond.
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.
And then Ministers fold: Leadsom announces that the Attorney-General’s legal advice will be published in full tomorrow.
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.
May won’t yield to their demand for renegotiation unless she believes that at least some of them will quit. And on the basis of last week, why would she?
Plus: But her deal’s so bad I’d rather Remain. Robbins is the real Rasputin, not Timothy. Would I really vote Tory tomorrow? And: Carry on Cocks and Dicks.