The Prime Minister falls 14 votes short – and says that the Bill will be paused while he speaks to EU leaders.
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It’s a surprisingly large Government majority: 24 independents and 19 Labour MPs voted with the Government.
The former Conservative MPs who have lost the Whip all abstain on the Tory attempt to force an election
Ian Austin and Ivan Lewis, former Labour MPs, both of whom tore into Jeremy Corbyn during the debate, voted with the Government
Ex-Tory MPs split three ways on the question of compelling advisers to publish private correspondence
Seven voted for Grieve’s motion, six voted against, and the remaining eight did not vote.
The new Prime Minister will inherit the worst political legacy in living memory – with the very barest of working majorities.
We took ads on Facebook to trumpet our town’s success stories. It also helped that the local MP is recognised to be fighting for Brexit.
Mostly ERG-aligned Leavers – but roughly ten former Remainers, a core of whom now back a second referendum.
He and others should resign their seats, and then face their voters if they wish, when they join a new political party – but not before.
The Government should back these sensible plans. We must avoid a repeat of the disruption on the roads that took place in 2015.
Seeking to extend transition after all, thus re-raising the possibility of being stuck in it, or going ahead without proper systems in place would be an unacceptable choice.
May should not shirk from seeking an election over her manifesto pledge to leave it. But we are not there yet – not nearly.
Red Ted Knight and the then Militant Tendency were a disaster for Lambeth. The hard left has returned – new bottles, yet very much the nastiest of old wine.
Which is what she hinted at after the last one – and which would ease the pressures on her and help get the government back on its feet.
Some would-be rebels switched sides at the last minute, while at least three others abstained.
The moral that many of his colleagues will quietly draw is that you cannot rely on the Conservative Party to treat you fairly if you run into trouble.