At times, says the Education Secretary, the post he holds requires “a bold and vociferous and constant presence”. But “at other times less so”.
The topic is being discussed – including at Cabinet – but that in itself is not convincing evidence that such a major change is imminent.
“If you’re dealing, effectively, with a negotiating partner who is now depending on threats, much better to face those threats down now, and confidently.”
Is the Treasury up for funding and voters up for supporting the ideas he sketched out ealier this week?
The former Foreign Secretary also insists that any time limit must end “substantially before the next general election”.
“I believe we can reach a deal that this House can support.”
“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.
With 45 days left, unless workarounds or extra time can be found, uncomfortable decisions may have to be made on which Brexit Bills to prioritise.
Rather than collude with MPs to take power out of May’s hands, it is colluding with her in keeping it there – presumably with the aim of a last-minute backstop offer.
The best outcome is for the Government and its partners to deliver the majority verdict of the referendum and of the last election.
At the moment, there are many areas where farmers cannot use new technologies. These will increasingly feed not only our consumers but also the world’s poorest ones.
Most of the people in most of our groups – Remain and Leave, Conservative and Labour – thought we would end up leaving with some sort of deal.
That’s the latest Government timetable for a significant say by the Commons on what happens next.
He claims that “I could repeat the mantra of what our policy is” over and over again.
Karin Kneissl seeks to soothes ruffled feelings by quoting Satre: “Hell is the other”