Cox’s intervention at May’s meeting of senior Cabinet ministers last week to discuss Brexit plans turned out to be crucial.
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It isn’t just pro-Brexit MPs who should be watching the Prime Minister carefully. It’s pro-Union ones: in other words, all of them.
WATCH: People’s Vote campaigners and some MPs are “patronising” and “offensive” to Leave voters, says Flint
She says that Labour should support a reasonable Government Brexit deal, and indicates that she would do so
He tells Marr that “you can set conditions under which the arrangement comes to an end”.
Marr puts it to her that they’re designed to ensure that the Government fails them – and have no other purpose.
The Chairman of Open Europe makes his point as the organisation releases a report claiming that No Deal would be manageable.
The key question now for Conservative MPs is whether they can support the UK being trapped in a customs union – and the dismemberment of the Union itself.
Stephen Booth: Why No Deal will only shave a small slice off growth – if we act wisely over the medium-term
Brexit won’t be the most important factor shaping our growth over the next decade or so, whether we leave with an agreement or without one.
When you’re worried about your child’s school, politicians look remote when they sound more interested in acronym bingo on whether we should look more like Canada or Norway.
WATCH: Now Leadsom suspends judgement on May. She must be given the “opportunity” to strike a good deal.
First Mordaunt, then McVey and now the Commons Leader won’t line up unambiguously behind the Prime Minister.
McVey? Mordaunt? Hammond, because the policy swings the other way? May herself? None of the above?
Plus: Leadsom stonewalls, Cox charms, Brexit stalls. And: my almost-but-not-quite shoulderpads fetish.
Whitehall’s touted model is inherently flawed. It was ruled out during the referendum and by the Conservative manifesto.
The Work and Pensions Secretary says that she’s “behind the Prime Minister” – but goes no further.
Media focus is on the DUP. But we can’t help suspecting that near the heart of policy is a preoccupation with those just-in-time supply chains.