Her strategy now relies on asking people to believe that she will not buckle any further – just at the very moment she has caused many to doubt her.
Posts Tagged: Andrew Marr
“We had a choice. We could’ve said let’s stick where we are and see what happens, and risk ending up with a chaotic leaving…or we can look at an alternative proposal.”
And, late in the day, the Prime Minister bows to our advice, and rushes on to Marr, today, to make the case for her new proposals.
As a split in the Conservative Party finally threatens for real, May must explain why and when she backed off mutual recognition.
The Prime Minister say it’s important “we recognise the concerns that people have about the role of parliament”.
WATCH: Foster on abortion. “I have had e-mails from nationalists and republicans saying that they will be voting DUP.”
“There’s a substantial minority in the Republic who feel disenfranchised…who feel very alone…who feel no-one speaks for them any more.”
WATCH: “This is proceeding at the proper pace” – Hinds denies that he is pushing too fast on T-levels
“We started this process a couple of years ago, there’s still two years and four months before teaching will begin”, the Education Secretary argues.
“If we were to stay as a rule-taker…that would not be delivering on Brexit.”
The DUP leader states “it’s very clear the British people voted to leave the customs union”.
He says that what she was aware of was a broader “ambition” to remove more illegal immigrants – not a target.
WATCH: Gwynne says that platforms shouldn’t be shared with those expelled from Labour for anti-semitism
The Shadow HCLG Secretary says that Corbyn has made the principle very clear already.
WATCH: Cable – “The working assumption that successive governments have made is that the public are pretty bigoted”
But the Liberal Democrat leader says that voter opinion “is now running ahead of the politicians” after Windrush.
WATCH: Johnson – “This was the right thing to do – to deter the use of chemical weapons not just by Assad but around the world”
“People around the world are looking now and saying ‘finally, someone stood up against that’, and the world said ‘enough’ to the use of such weapons.”
WATCH: “I want to see incontrovertible evidence” – Corbyn still won’t say Russia was responsible for the Salisbury attack
“Do you agree with John McDonnell, who said this was…state-sponsored?” “If we’re going to make an…assertion like that we’ve got to have the absolute evidence…”
“It is not about Remain or Leave,” the Observer journalist replies – while notably failing to say “yes”.