Lords positions start to be appointed, as Commons roles continue to be filled by the new Prime Minister.
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Here is a Leader of the Opposition who cannot see an open goal without tapping the ball gently in the wrong direction.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
Many will hope that Gove and Hunt duke it out in a constructive way for the right to take on the man who is the clear winner from the week’s events.
Mordaunt’s conference call with Tory activists suggests she is still considering running – but she must decide soon
The call was a genuine consultation, floating policy ideas and testing the response, rather than just a PR pitch. But the clock is ticking.
The list includes the three who resigned from the Government this evening – and Green, one of the Prime Minister’s oldest allies.
Our party owns this crisis. If we honour the referendum we can shape the next decade. If we don’t then chaos – and Corbyn – await.
By longstanding convention the Speaker casts his vote for the status quo. But would he?
Halfon and Stevenson join the Europhile ultras in a very near miss for the Government.
Two of them, Sarah Newton and Paul Masterton, were members of the Government, and have resigned.
Freeman joins the rebellion. But the amendment fell by 321 to 298.
Nicky Morgan: Imperfect, certainly. But May’s plan avoids the twin perils of No Deal and No Brexit. The Commons should back it.
Supporting the deal would also prevent several other things – such as the possibibility of a truly socialist government taking over.
He warns that it would have devastating effects on farming and in particular on lamb exports.
The Government is suggesting that it will make little difference in practical terms – but opposed it for symbolic and political reasons.
Andrew Gimson’s Westminster sketch: A carnival in which even the Prime Minister’s inhibitions start to break down
Rumour and counter-rumour fly round the Palace, and those with walk-on parts have a wonderful time.