No less than the ERG, the group of three sees everything through the prism of Brexit – which, let it not be forgotten, they voted to support themselves.
“In my personal opinion, Olly Robbins should go to the Tower, in which case he should arrive by river.”
The only way of ruling it out is to change the table itself: in other words, to abandon Brexit, or prepare to – as Remainers should admit.
But the Prime Minister had to proceed with caution in the No Confidence debate, in order to arouse no suspicion that she might seek moderate Labour votes.
The anger expressed on the Conservative benches reflected the anger felt in many a humble home.
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.
It’s a politically sensitive subject and the Government has a lot on its plate, but the Treasury is right to be concerned with ensuring value for money.
The challenge to “our precious union” will be as much constitutional as economic – Deal, No Brexit…or No Deal especially.
The Chamber was filled for a long time with clouds of canting, self-righteous, ludicrously overblown protest.
Some favour a Second Referendum; others, EEA membership. But they have combined to deal the Prime Minister a second bloody blow in a single day.
My conversations with Party members and constituents have provided an almost consistent message that the Prime Minister should be supported.
That’s the single fact that stands out from the “low tragedy, high farce” of resignations, splits, divisions, principles and ambitions consuming British and Brexit politics.
What if somebody as far to the right as Corbyn is to the left managed to win the Tory leadership?
Europe has no Madisons to make the case for federalism, while the Leavers patronise us by pretending that leaving is without risk.
Johnson’s critics who accuse him of Islamophobia are either confused or disingenuous. Their tactics harm mainstream Muslims.