Ministers should avoid sweeping changes and primary legislation, but there are a number of careful reforms to be made to address problems highlighted by Brexit.
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Shami Chakrabarti, the Shadow Attorney General, claims the Opposition will seek one after the Benn Act has been complied with.
Richard Ritchie: It is futile to ask where political giants of old would have stood in today’s chaos
Over the past few decades our constitution has been so corroded that the likes of Powell, Benn, Crossman, and Foot would struggle to recognise it.
The Prime Minister reminded everyone that he likes nothing better than to go out in rough seas.
Interview. McLoughlin – Hunt’s former campaign Chairman, lifelong One Nation Tory – backs Johnson’s suspensions
The former Party Chairman and Chief Whip says the only way to save moderate conservatism is to get Brexit through.
The Fixed Terms Parliament Act may pave the way to delivering Brexit by October 31. And for that, we can thank…
There’s no majority in this Commons for anything. This Conservative contest is faltering because candidates won’t face that fact.
None are willing to admit that an election is likely, and set out how on earth they would win it with Brexit undelivered.
If the United Kingdom’s negotiating position appears incoherent, much of the blame rests with those who put the legislature in charge.
The biggest defeat in modern times and the largest Tory rebellion won’t stop her trying to resurrect her deal.
Kieron O’Hara: No more referendums, please – they don’t work. A second would be no better than the first.
Indeed, it would be best to pause Brexit altogether until the parties have worked out what they want – and put it to voters in a general election.
Ponder the possible consequences of the Government losing the meaningful vote by less than expected. Disaster would be spun as triumph.
A lot on Brexit; not much elsewhere. The lack of a majority leaves the Prime Minister exposed – whatever may happen with the DUP.
Pleasingly, it includes several policies that this site has proposed.
It was not an edifying spectacle, but it was convincing in its way.
Plus: Hammond’s blunder. Peers’ folly. Stephen Hawking is not, repeat not, controlled by MI5. And: my inner Mary Whitehouse meets Katie Hopkins’ slack vagina.