There has been no agreement between the two parties. And the whole thrust of our campaign is to colonise the centre ground, not retreat from it.
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Politicians are so uncomfortable talking seriously about our international role and relationships that instead we constantly engage in proxy battles.
His shift on candidates now acknowledges that a hung Parliament would be a bad thing. It follows that pro-Brexit voters in tight contests should back the Tories.
The two parties have different Brexit policies, and it would therefore be impossible for them to project a united appeal.
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.
And what of our voters who would be repelled by a pact with it? I can see the Lib/Lab slogan already: “Vote Blue, get Farage”.
The first phase may have been the most fraught, but Johnson’s deal leaves lots to do – and many decisions to make – in the next stage.
Rupert Myers: Remainers might wish otherwise, but there is simply no mandate for a second referendum
And even if one were to take place, there’s every reason to believe it would deepen, not resolve, the sense of crisis and acrimony.
It is as if it had become a vehicle to help Blair redeem his reputation and popularity, lost after the Iraq War.
David Gauke: When your bell rings in December, you expect to be sung a carol – not asked how you’re going to vote
The result of a general election next month would by no means be a foregone conclusion.
The big prize will be that the UK’s economic and trade freedom will be restored, something May’s backstop would have prevented, potentially indefinitely.
WATCH: Swinson says that her party’s new bill sets a date for the next election – and takes No Deal off table
The Lib Dem bill supported by the SNP provides for an election on 9 December and ‘removes the threat’ of No Deal’, explains Jo Swinson.
Labour will not support an election until a Brexit extension is agreed, says the Shadow Home Secretary.
The Conservative Party Chairman is adamant the UK could still leave EU this week.
Former Chancellor Philip Hammond dismisses Johnson’s deal as ‘a limited achievement, maybe, but a limited achievement”.