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Richard Ritchie: Brexit. Four great Commons debates that show how we got here – and what’s at stake.
That’s to say, those of 1950, 1961, 1967 and 1971. Sovereignty was always the key concern, despite arguments over its meaning.
“How would you feel if we spent the money on local transport links in the Midlands and the north?’’ Gove asked Conservative MPs last year.
The wreath farce saw off strong competition from David Lammy, Barry Gardiner, and others.
Combining humour, personality, and robust combativeness has proved a winning formula for the Deputy Chairman.
Kieron O’Hara: No more referendums, please – they don’t work. A second would be no better than the first.
Indeed, it would be best to pause Brexit altogether until the parties have worked out what they want – and put it to voters in a general election.
Both the Leader of the Opposition and the Speaker of the House set a sorry example to the nation yesterday.
The Chamber was filled for a long time with clouds of canting, self-righteous, ludicrously overblown protest.
Lip-readers think he did, his supporters insist he didn’t. Make up your own mind.
The Labour leader accuses the Government of playing for time, whilst the Prime Minister denounces his “meaningless position”.
The Moggcast. Why British “fair play” could lead the Queen to send for Corbyn if the Government loses a confidence vote.
“I’m not interested in being an irreconcilable…the leadership question is settled.” Rees-Mogg accepts defeat – but reserves the right to differ over policy.
The wind has changed in the Prime Minister’s favour.
“It is very…bad, unacceptable that we should be waiting almost a month before we have a meaningful vote.” May watched on.
“A Prime Minister whose authority has been lost. A Cabinet disintegrating into cliques and factions.”
The Labour leader is under mounting pressure to support a second referendum – but time is against one, and he knows it.