The public are consistently reported as being entirely relaxed about who provides their care. What matters is that it is high quality and free at the point of use.
The presence of four Labour Leavers helped the UK to avoid a customs union – but their absence on a more minor amendment produced a Government defeat.
Frank Field, Kate Hoey, Graham Stringer and Kelvin Hopkins voted with the Government.
If no deal is better than a bad one, the sum of this policy is certainly a bad deal. Tory leavers now face a bleak choice.
Seventy-five MPs disobeyed Corbyn to back the EEA, joined by three Conservatives. And six more Labour frontbenchers resigned.
Grieve may have backed off yesterday, but the Government backed down. May now risks losing control of her Brexit policy altogether.
Last-minute concessions appear to have saved the Government from defeat on the EU Withdrawal Bill
He argues that Labour MPs are as ‘terrified’ of a Corbyn-led government as he is.
A list of new Tory Reform Group patron MPs suggests that it is stronger in the Commons than it may look.
Plus: Willetts loses at least one of his brains. Labour frets about losing Lewisham East (which it shouldn’t do). And: Morgan and Clarke, not the Brexiteers, are the real obsessives.
“I’m not saying that there would be an organised push, but the letters would just go in to Graham Brady,” one senior pro-Leave backbencher told this site yesterday.
He is the laziest and most self-indulgent Leader of the Opposition in living memory.
May should not shirk from seeking an election over her manifesto pledge to leave it. But we are not there yet – not nearly.
Robert Tombs asked at yesterday evening’s meeting if Tony Blair, Ken Clarke and Peter Mandelson really want us to enter a United States of Europe.
If anything is put to the Commons at all before exit day, it will be a Heads of Agreement plan. The most likely consequence of its rejection would be the re-invention of transition.