The biggest defeat in modern times and the largest Tory rebellion won’t stop her trying to resurrect her deal.
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Chloe Westley: A message to Remain politicians and their second referendum plot. Vote Leave Two would end your careers.
These politicians have no idea about the wave of contempt that will engulf them, just as they didn’t understand England outside the M25 in 2016.
May rebuffs the Gang of Five. “The Withdrawal Agreement has been agreed in full.” Her CBI speech: full text.
“That agreement is a good one for the UK. It fulfils the wishes of the British people as expressed in the 2016 referendum.”
WATCH: We should be “out of the implementation period before the next General Election”, May tells CBI
That would be sooner than the latest timescale proposed by Barnier. She says that it is a short-term alternative to the backstop.
Obama’s EU referendum intervention didn’t help deliver a Remain result for Cameron. It’s not clear that the Government has learned from the experience.
Contrary to myth, the wise king was demonstrating what was beyond his powers. May has done the same – demonstrating gradually that a Canada Deal or No Deal are the only practicable options.
Votes would come flooding back into UKIP and, perhaps more importantly, to independent candidates that campaign on the “You Lied” platform.
We must embrace digital, invest in skills, and build world-class infrastructure. Hammond’s speech to the CBI – full text
“We must rebuild a consensus for the liberal market economy as the best way to deliver future prosperity.”
To Diehard Remainers. You lost. Get over it. Drop the conspiracy theories – and stop assuming Leave voters are thick.
Lavish campaign spending does not guarantee electoral success. If it did, Brexit wouldn’t be happening. And Theresa May would now have a majority.
But a vote on some form of customs union is coming. Might it become a confidence issue?
Hammond’s indiscipline shows why May should have moved him – and why she must stop dithering over Brexit
If making a final decision seemed too risky for the Prime Minister, her deliberate indecision has now proved even more dangerous.
Fairly or unfairly, the pro-EU cause is already associated with elites. The arrival of the Withdrawal Bill in the Upper House will do nothing to diminish that impression.
The doom-mongers and nay-sayers grumble out of self-interest. Meanwhile, Brexit Britain is strong and set to grow stronger.
It’s not unreasonable to challenge the wilder hyperbole about leaving the EU.
Christopher Howarth: On immigration, we need no implementation, no transition post-Brexit. Just an immediate start in cutting numbers.
Big business has become too reliant on the drug of cheap labour from abroad. It should start preparing to kick the habit now.