She yesterday achieved the outcome most likely to prop her up – at least for the time being. But Cooper, Letwin and Bercow are waiting in the wings.
Posts Tagged: Emmanuel Macron
Truth or bluff? “In case of a “no” vote or no, directly it will guide everybody to a no deal, for sure.”
Alex Morton: Riots, looting, pillaging, yellow vests. France shows what Britain could face if Brexit is blocked.
A new book argues that the country is divided between a metropolitan elite, which rules for its own advantage – and the rest.
Henry Newman: Why the revised deal’s changes to the backstop are significant – and offer Britain a route out
The final paragraph of Cox’s advice notes that in some circumstances the UK could suspend or exit the backstop under the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties.
The Moggcast. He is “very concerned” delaying Brexit would allow “Tommy Robinson to win the European elections”.
“I don’t think a new Farage Party will be where the votes go.” Plus, Rees-Mogg’s view on Corbyn and May’s letters, and Tusk’s “confused” theology.
Will fans of the EU establishment be quite so keen on unaccountable, centralised institutions when their opponents start appointing commissioners?
Maybe this new-party-with-a-charismatic-leader thing isn’t as easy as people imagined.
Nadine Dorries: Thuggery. Abuse. Threats. Unacceptable everywhere. But no-one came to Brexiteers’ defence when we were victims.
The abuse became so bad that I felt the need to stop giving media interviews, writing articles and to remove myself from the public arena.
Here in America, those I meet are surprised by Britain’s reluctance to let go of the apron strings that seem to tie us to the EU.
This is what we have been doing at the Dover front line – working hard on preparations for disruption. We are making sure that we stand ready.
The Gilets Jaunes protests are not just a challenge to his tax policy, but to the democratically elected government of France. He must hit back.
Johannes de Jong: Many of you think May’s deal is bad for Britain. But it’s bad for us other Europeans too.
EU federalism will be stronger in Britain, as rules are simply imposed on you. And stronger in the rest of Europe – because you’re leaving us.
Daniel Hannan: I want to support May’s plan. But I can’t. It proposes a way of leaving the EU that’s exactly the wrong way round.
Instead of leaving the Customs Union but retaining chunks of the Single Market – we shall end up staying in the Customs Union but leaving most of the Single Market.
They would plunge into unknown territory that is most likely to lead to our exit being delayed, diluted – or even ditched altogether.
It’s the Bored of Brexits versus People against May, as she seeks to snoreathon her way to victory – by persuading MPs that voters have simply had enough.