Plus: We’ll never know the truth about the rebels’ motives. If you have fewer MPs, you must also have fewer Ministers. And: doesn’t Steve Baker have a fine head of hair?
Posts Tagged: Andrew Marr
“If we remain under the European Court of Justice and we’re making large, obligatory payments to the budget…we will have stayed in the European Union.”
WATCH: Rudd – “We must make the distinction between serious allegations and some that are just tittle tattle”
The Home Secretary says there must be “total candour” between Downing Street and the whips about “rumours or allegations” against Tory MPs.
The Shadow Home Secretary explores the causes of behaviour she has witnessed.
“We are making progress in the right direction,” the Health Secretary tells Marr.
“I’ve got a job at the moment. I’m not looking past 2021. I’ve come a long way in Scotland…and I’ve got a long way to go.”
Andrew Marr asks her to acknowledge that she has a problem of authority. She says unity is what we’ll “see this week”, and laughs when asked if Johnson is unsackable.
And clarifies that “at that point we will have an agreement as to what the future partnership will be”.
His reforms will cripple his MPs and are a posthumous triumph for Tony Benn’s belief in extra-Parliamentary action.
The Labour leader also wouldn’t say whether he’d rule out backing illegal strike action.
…Unlike Corbyn’s. Brexit this autumn 2) Henry Newman: When can we expect the next verse of Labour’s hokey-cokey?
Has anyone told Barry Gardiner about this latest change? Only last month, he wrote that staying in the Customs Union would be “a disaster”.
“I got us into this mess, and I’m going to get her out”, she told MPs earlier this summer. She should say so directly to Party members this autumn.
He says he wants “tariff-free access to the single market and a partnership with Europe in the future”.
He stresses the importance of a “smooth transition” for businesses.
WATCH: Leadership talk is due to “a combination of too much sun and too much warm prosecco”, says Lidington
Voters “want politicians to…deal with the real problems that people in this country are facing”.