Farage urged everyone to prepare for a second referendum, and concluded: “Next time, as far as I’m concerned, it’s no more Mr Nice Guy.”
Plus: People vote for me to shave off my beard. But the decision was only advisory. And did they have enough information…?
Had the DUP voted with Labour, the opposition would have won by a single vote – a point that party is busy making.
He may not sway many voters outside Westminster, but he continues to command the Commons.
He tells the Prime Minister that it “will walk through the lobbies with her to vote this nonsense down.”
It will take place tomorrow. The DUP say that they will vote with the Conservatives.
She suggests further negotiations with the EU, will bring plans to the Commons next week – and says she is committed to deliver on the referendum result.
The backbench rebellion was also the biggest against a Conservative Government in modern times.
Courtesy of Philip Cowley, here are some markers for this evening’s votes, when they come.
Supporting the deal would also prevent several other things – such as the possibibility of a truly socialist government taking over.
“But it’s going to be soon, don’t worry about that.”
“What we will have is the arrival in this country of the sort of populist politics on the extremes that we’re seeing in most other European countries.”
David Allen Green has painted an inaccurate and flattering picture of the circumstances in which John Bercow shattered precedent this week.
Even opposition parties and Bercow’s traditional supporters were taken aback by his “ridiculous” ruling. It will have serious repercussions.
The Speaker defied all precedent to allow an amendment which forces the Prime Minister to present the Commons with a ‘Plan B’ much sooner than planned.