Grieve behaved with the prudence of the Grand Old Duke of York, but suggested everyone has gone mad.
Posts Tagged: Anna Soubry MP
Does the narrowness of the win signal further problems to come, or has the Government headed off the revolt?
Seventy-five MPs disobeyed Corbyn to back the EEA, joined by three Conservatives. And six more Labour frontbenchers resigned.
May’s concession buys off most rebels – but Clarke and Soubry still support the “meaningful vote” amendment
Meanwhile, five Labour MPs rebelled in the opposite direction.
We now wait to see whether the Remainer rebels will hold their fire until after the June council, and wait for the Customs and Trade Bills.
A list of new Tory Reform Group patron MPs suggests that it is stronger in the Commons than it may look.
She says “it’s what it delivers that matters”, and talks of need to counter “the factual nonsenses that are being put out there”.
Daniel Hannan: Brexit will be a success, but swivel-eyed Remainers make the process more costly than it needs to be
The message that some send to Brussels – that if the Eurocrats make it all painful enough then we can be bullied into changing our minds – is mistaken but harmful.
May should not shirk from seeking an election over her manifesto pledge to leave it. But we are not there yet – not nearly.
The Moggcast. CCHQ’s attempts to rule the Party by “imperial fiat” – and how they attempted to block Rees-Mogg’s candidacy
He replies to Soubry’s call to expel him, argues aid should be “investment rather than expenditure”, and reveals what it’s like to face “poser” masked thugs.
If anything is put to the Commons at all before exit day, it will be a Heads of Agreement plan. The most likely consequence of its rejection would be the re-invention of transition.
P.S: Only one Tory Prime Minister in recent years was “taken down” by Tory MPs. Clue: it was neither Major nor Cameron.
“They’ve taken down Major. They took down Cameron. Two great leaders – neither of whom stood up to them.”
I finish by imploring you to consider the effect on our Brexit negotiations if we change negotiators half way through.
Daniel Hannan: No matter how much Tusk might wish it, there will be no second referendum, and no cancellation of Brexit
A bit of romantic rhetoric from Brussels cannot change the fact that their only offers – before and after we voted Leave – have been provocatively unacceptable.