“A source from the European Commission confirmed that, legally speaking, the UK would have to leave…as part of Brexit.”
Posts Tagged: House of Commons (general)
Wanted: a revived campaign for Brexit of all parties and none. Without it, Remain may snatch victories from defeat.
The news is not all bad for supporters of Leave. But a weakened Government needs third party support to deliver not so much a Soft or Hard Brexit as a clean one.
Mohammed Amin: The Government should now agree a Brexit position with other parties and the devolved administrations
After negotiations with the rest of the EU have been completed, the final agreement must be brought back to Parliament.
Nicky Morgan: The choice before us as the Queen’s Speech looms. Adapt to our new circumstances – or hand power to the far left
CCHQ and the Policy Board need to take a long hard look at our recent campaign, and work out what we can rapidly learn from it in terms of techniques and messages.
For all the chatter about the Customs Union, leaving the EU in full is still on course. But May’s bungled election has raised the chances of a disorderly outcome.
Sarah Ingham: After this election result, support for a second referendum on Brexit is gaining ground
Since when did voting for a party mean endorsing every policy in any election manifesto? Especially when large chunks of the Tory offering are in the shredder.
She cannot be a stationary establishment figure when faced with the restless mood of the voting public. She must move forwards – or we risk a 1997-style wipeout.
The Prime Minister congratulates the Speaker on his re-election in the Commons today.
WATCH: Corbyn – “The Labour Party is ready to offer strong and stable leadership in the national interest”
“We all look forward to welcoming the Queen’s Speech just as soon as the Coalition of Chaos has been negotiated.”
Adapt to survive. How May must share power with her Cabinet, Tory MPs, Party members and the Commons.
Davidson should have a standing invite to attend Political Cabinet, and be encouraged to speak her mind – on Brexit, the DUP and anything else.
I like John Bercow – indeed, I’ll vote for him. But the Speaker of the House shouldn’t represent a constituency – doing so disenfranchises thousands of people.
Plus: An idea for May. A quote from YouGov. A cancelled lunch. A headline from the Economist. Could Gove return? And: could Bercow be ousted?
Sunder Katwala: Will the Conservatives have more ethnic minority MPs than Labour after this election?
The Tories are making gradual rather than spectacular progress on ethnic diversity – as the party’s class of 2017 looks set to prove.
The Labour leader pursues his traditional tactic of reading out a question from a member of the public.
The Labour leader delivers his pitch, but Mark Francois asks: “Is that it?”