This week was meant to be all about Tory rebellions and blue-on-blue conflict. Instead, the Opposition’s civil war has intensified.
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Plus: Shame on the Conservative whips. And away with Julian Assange: most of us would happily pay his airfare.
Ben Roback: Children in cages – part of Trump’s playbook for the mid-terms and the next presidential election
The Republican base which is so staunchly loyal to its president shows no sign of wavering over an issue that candidate Trump was persistently vocal about.
ConservativeHome’s Executive Editor reports on his day out at the unpopular celebration of all things Jeremy Corbyn.
Brexit poses a values and voting challenge for both the main parties. It may be even bigger for Labour than for the Conservatives.
Seventy-five MPs disobeyed Corbyn to back the EEA, joined by three Conservatives. And six more Labour frontbenchers resigned.
The Labour leader appeared to confuse the transition period and the proposed backstop at PMQs.
He argues that Labour MPs are as ‘terrified’ of a Corbyn-led government as he is.
It’s about neither the principle nor the form of Brexit. Its purpose is to make leaving orderly. MPs should effect it this week.
Plus: The Government gets airports wrong and Burnham gets rail wrong. And: a miserable PMQs for Tory MPs.
Daniel Hannan: On the Elgin Marbles, as on everything else, Corbyn’s assumption is that Britain Is Always In The Wrong
There are honourable arguments for and against shipping the Parthenon marbles to Greece. His instinctive knee-jerk is not one of them.
The Prime Minister resorts to pointing out Corbyn’s refusal to rule out a second referendum.
Corbyn trolls his own pro-EU backbenchers over the EEA, while seeking to pick his battles on the Withdrawal Bill
The Opposition is still pursuing its strategy of deliberate ambiguity – while committing to a policy it knows to be “bollocks”.
Tatchell defends anti-abortion protests – and tells how he got Cameron and Johnson to support same-sex marriage
The veteran LGBT campaigner says the former Prime Minister’s aides “were terrified I might try and kiss him, or superglue myself to the Cabinet table”.
The combination of crucial Brexit votes, crumbling ministerial discipline, growing grassroots discontent and a rail crisis serves to intensify pressure on Downing Street.