Matters might reach a point at which although Brexit is not blocked, orderly government becomes impossible.
Posts Tagged: Bernard Jenkin MP
Do you have a team in place to begin a negotiation after you move Article 50 quickly? Would Gisela Stuart get a Government job? Are you ready for Putin?
The Chancellor, who was standing in for the PM, sounded stiff, over-prepared and ungenerous.
From Reggie to Dessie: In which glamorous young ladies of Eastern European extraction close in on Conservative MPs
Plus: The Parliamentary Awayday. Matt Hancock is bitten by a police alsatian – but as Fabricant observed, the dog should live!
There were 26 critical questions from Conservative backbenchers on the Government’s EU referendum leaflet yesterday and 5 supportive ones.
Plus: Gummer gets it wrong, Barwell gets it right, Heywood gets oily, the Republicans get extreme…and why Boris may get Transport.
Corbyn did not dare allude to Conservative divisions over Europe, for fear the Prime Minister would point to Labour divisions over almost everything.
From Reggie to Dessie: The Chancellor’s Vicar on Earth, G.Hands, and His Cup Bearer, M.Hancock, are bringing in penitents to the Presence
Therese Coffey carried out young Gavin Williamson, the PM’s ADC, who was tired and emotional, in a fireman’s lift. He hasn’t been seen since.
The Mayor of London will not admit it, but he is likely to vote to remain in the European Union.
As the Prime Minister took questions on his EU deal, only Jacob Rees-Mogg managed to disturb his equanimity.
Without Vote Leave and its leadership, Britain’s chances of leaving the EU will be significantly reduced
After a painful week – including attempts to unseat Cummings – Steve Baker acts as peacemaker and urges a ceasefire.
Plus: Sir Simon Bowie, Soames on a diet, the Trussette on manoeuvres, tiger nannies, and Proud to be Out. And: Time for Liders to get his British Empire Medal.
It will clearly be unsatisfactory if Lord Feldman and others are not interviewed at all, and that he himself will submit evidence to people who report to him.
The Prime Minister’s insistence on Parliamentary consent – which he does not need – for operational decisions is crippling Britain’s capacity to act decisively.
The number of rebels has risen; it is concentrated among post-2005 intake Tories, and in seats that are either marginal or were until recently.