The Government won the division during yesterday’s consideration of the Trade Bill by 18 votes.
Posts Tagged: Bernard Jenkin MP
“We have to admit that we’ve misunderstood the mood of the country here…the public want to see the Government taking a national lead.”
Its model has achieved vastly superior results and at a significantly lower cost in human lives.
When such Brexiteers as Michael Howard and Norman Lamont are tearing into you over international law, you have just a bit of problem.
Both men sit broadly on the centre-right of the Parliamentary Party. That there is no candidate from the centre-left is a sign of internal change.
May’s new Brexit hell. An alliance of hard and soft Brexiteers humiliates her. And any sense of progress is lost.
Her motion is defeated. Will the EU now abandon her, and egg on Letwin and his supporters to try to take formal control of the negotiation?
“The trouble is, that the Government has never tabled any substantial legal changes to the Backstop.”
That’s the single fact that stands out from the “low tragedy, high farce” of resignations, splits, divisions, principles and ambitions consuming British and Brexit politics.
A rough guide to where some of the pro-Brexit players are on further proposals for Canada Plus Plus Plus – and No Deal.
The two Conservative MPs have been included in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
There are two options under consideration. One in particular, the partnership model, is unworkable and unacceptable. It should be put out of its misery.
“Taking back control over our money, our laws, our borders and the right to make free trade deals with other countries.”
But Rees-Mogg, Jenkin and Bone indicated that her problem is not just with the DUP. It is with her own party.
What counts most is opposition to a Bill or to parts of it. And most Tory criticisms of the EU Withdrawal Bill aren’t coming from the Brexiteers.
All but two of those elected are from the 2010, 2015 and 2017 intakes.