Were it not for the backstop, May’s deal would get over the line – with support from an overwhelming majority of Conservatives, including us.
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Our plan is supported by remainers like me, by leavers such as David Davis and Dominic Raab and, crucially, by the DUP.
Iain Dale: It’s going to be a White Christmas – because there are snowflakes, snowflakes everywhere.
Plus: Tory MPs, the world’s most duplicitous electorate. But a certain long-serving woman Labour MP is sending Christmas cards to them all…
“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.”
May wins – but not by enough to break free from her internal opponents. Too strong to fall and too weak to win, she is, if anything, more exposed to them than before.
“A significant number of colleagues did cast their votes against me, and I’ve listened to what they said.”
The Chairman of the 1922 Executive Committee then reads out the figures. And someone says: “oooh”.
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.
Blue-on-blue fire over the Government’s pulling of the meaningful vote which was due today.
The Leader of the Opposition makes his case during today’s emergency debate on yesterday’s events.
“I don’t regret calling the referendum, I made a promise to call the referendum and I called the referendum.”
Is she chickening out on Brexit? Or playing chicken with Commons and Party over her deal? Or merely a headless chicken herself – bent on daily survival?
Lloyd Russell-Moyle does a Heseltine. It’s a demonstration of left-wing infantilism – and a sign of how fraught the Commons currently is.
He challenges the Prime Minister to call a vote on the matter (one that she will duly ignore).
“The Government will step up its work in preparation for [no deal] and the Cabinet will hold further discussions on it this week.”