Precisely because it would be a rather unnecessary addition to the current deal, it is hard to argue that the proposal would be a disaster for Brexit.
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Hers or Letwins? That’s what the choice is narrowing down to. From the point of view of trust in politics, how MPs vote will now make little difference – if any.
It would increase our power to control freedom of movement, plus our laws and finances – and deliver on the referendum result.
Or as close to it as a site well-disposed to both can get in this fallen world. This is the story of a marriage gone horribly wrong.
Garvan Walshe: Extension. A short one would serve no purpose. A longer one would bring Brexit’s reverse.
Honourable countries face up to the consequences of their actions. They don’t, like dilatory schoolboys late with their essays, simply ask for more time.
It is neo-colonialist for MPs to attempt to do otherwise in relation to Crown Dependencies – and the attempt should be resisted.
Extension would be a breach of promise, but it offers advantages which the Prime Minister’s vassal arrangement does not.
Even if he toughs out calls for his resignation, the current scandal is a bitter blow to one of the few stand-out champions of the liberal centre-left.
Tory difficulties are bound up with Brexit. Labour’s stretch wider, and are part of wider ones for social democratic and democratic socialist parties.
Shailesh Vara and Suella Braverman: Reject Cooper-Letwin tomorrow – and focus on a good deal which can secure a Commons majority
We all want Brexit over and done with now, but the deal has to be the right one for our country.
It will be a significant step forward in keeping this heinous organisation from inciting hatred on our streets.
All he may have achieved is to make the No Deal that neither side of the negotiations wants marginally more likely.
Stella Creasy & Debbie Abrahams: A referendum got us here. Now let a Citizens’ Assembly – and more direct democracy – take us forward.
We want to learn from what other Parliaments have done when faced with difficult choices. Such an assembly would report back within ten weeks.
Alastair Thompson: Corbyn – an apologist for the tyrant who rules Venezuela by fear. Let a Commons vote put him on the spot.
Let’s see if Labour stands with Venezuela’s oppressed. For what party could truly say that it supports labour, while lending support to the butchery of labourers?
In English, Barnier said: “I’ll have done my job if, in the end, the deal is so tough on the British that they’d prefer to stay in the EU”.