And so it was that the cause of Remain, fronted by Cameron and George Osborne, lost out to that of Leave, led by…Boris Johnson and Michael Gove.
In 2017, 51 MPs were returned with majorities of less than a thousand. That’s 51 results potentially determined by an extra hour on the doorstep,
Only yesterday, Andrew Gimson reported for this site that the party’s Deputy Leader was in deep trouble in his West Bromwich constituency.
It is as if it had become a vehicle to help Blair redeem his reputation and popularity, lost after the Iraq War.
It is time for the Commons to stop telling us what it’s against and to show what it’s for, which ought to be: this deal.
The Malthouse Amendment experience of different people coming together shows that unity is possible.
The Speaker has manipulated of the rules for a political objective, but the Government has been denied the opportunity to respond proportionately in kind.
The Government’s policy of reminding the electorate that it is keeping faith with the largest democratic exercise in our country’s political history is correct.
The idea that self-government might matter to Johnson or Gove more than, say, party loyalty leaves him genuinely nonplussed.
The fundamental mistake of the Brexiteers domestically is that they have mistaken a moral argument for a political one.
Two different conceptions of it are widely held in the UK, representative and direct. In 2019, they collide.
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.
Here in Britain, the two main parties are being punished by voters for tearing up their Brexit commitments.
She should now put her deal to the Commons without the backstop – announce a firm date for her departure.
The solution to the challenges we face doesn’t lie in burying our heads in the sand or in jumping ship to another party.