The Government won by 11 votes, 298 to 309, in a setback for Letwin – though the result doesn’t guarantee No Deal any more than a vote the other way would barred it.
Gove, Stewart and perhaps others too could see their standing and prospects damaged this afternoon.
My experience – mastering those detailed briefs, winning support, driving through reform – leaves me in the best position to achieve Brexit.
We are MPs who supported Remain and Leave respectively, and are looking for a Prime Minister who will be realistic and honest with the EU.
Britain Beyond Brexit, a New Conservative Vision for a New Generation, is published today by the CPS.
Also: don’t cut members out of the contest. And the right exam question for candidates is: who can best win a general election?
This is a contribution to the debate – now let’s see what the candidates offer during the week ahead.
None of what follows is impossible and, if there is a common thread, it is the self-interest of MPs in avoiding an election before leaving the EU.
Its new leader has said that the company is now resolved to remain in the United Kingdom, regardless of the outcome of the Brexit debate.
There is nobody else running in this contest who understands the EU quite as well as Andrea does.
He’s a respected, experienced former Chief Whip – without the baggage of having sat around the Cabinet table during the past three years.
Esther is one of the rare politicians I’ve met who is able to communicate authentically with voters in all parts of the country.
None are willing to admit that an election is likely, and set out how on earth they would win it with Brexit undelivered.
The 1922 Committee’s Executive ought to raise the threshold for being nominated to 12 MPs and see more than one candidate eliminated in each round.
Ministers will only be able to justify plans to relax rules for skilled workers from around the world if they are also introducing controls on unskilled EU workers.