Leadsom seems to be the only one with lead in her pencil. All she needs now is to grow big fat hairy balls.
Posts Tagged: ERG
The precedents seem unfavourable to Brexiteer ambitions and it isn’t even obvious that it applies to UK-EU relations at all.
The panel, comprising legally-trained Conservative and DUP MPs as well as outside experts, set out their full legal reasoning for rejecting the deal.
In addition to ‘Malthouse II’ and the Spelman/Dromey Amendment are several tabled by the Independent Group and nationalist parties.
Don’t forget the arithmetic. In addition to the ERG, watch the DUP, Tory Remainers and soft Brexiters, and Labour rebels.
There is more than one moving part in this complex day, and some could counteract one another.
That motions next week will be amendable opens up a can of worms for the Government – or rather a can of serpents.
May is so weak that even her command of the payroll vote is slipping. If her Government loses control of European policy, can it really remain in office?
Plus: What anti-Muslim prejudice? I know of a Tory branch that moved their meeting from a pub in an attempt to make a Muslim member feel more comfortable.
Some Associations will have received ‘guidance’ from CCHQ on whether a motion passed at the National Convention can be replicated at Association AGMs. The answer, of course, is yes.
Alex Morton: The left want to make it illegitimate to be right-wing, and the state is helping them to do it
Quangos, councils, media outlets, even the police are apparently content to apply unequal restrictions to those of us whose views they dislike.
The latter, we believe. And we caution against presuming that they are predisposed to support a revised deal.
The Defence minister tells the BBC that “it is not something that we can contemplate”.
How a note to May this morning about a deal, the meaningful vote, extension and future Brexit policy options might read. Plus a possible general election…
There’s no guarantee that it would return a Commons supportive of any deal that May might put before it.
Perhaps we will find out today why Downing Street and the whips stuck with a motion that risked revolt by ERG members and second referendum backers alike.