MPs are more likely to try other means of stopping a No Deal Brexit than holding a no confidence vote in Johnson’s Government.
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A Government of national unity is a non-starter – even if its seven prospective leaders take one day of the week each
Their real aim is to overturn the referendum result, wreck Brexit and destroy the Government we actually have.
Opposition Day Brexit motion. The ten Tory MPs who voted with Labour. The eight Labour MPs who voted with the Tories.
The Government won by 11 votes, 298 to 309, in a setback for Letwin – though the result doesn’t guarantee No Deal any more than a vote the other way would barred it.
Gove, Stewart and perhaps others too could see their standing and prospects damaged this afternoon.
He reproached the advocates of no deal for telling a fairy tale.
A run-off between him and Johnson would risk being seen as a continuation of the “psychodrama” between the two men.
With average household energy bills around £1000 a year, it would be a cut of about £50 per year per family.
Henry Newman: The Tory poll collapse is nothing to do with May’s Withdrawal Agreement. MPs should vote for it – and deliver Brexit
A basic problem remains unaltered – that there is no Commons majority for a No Deal Brexit. This point has been well made by Ann Widdecombe.
Aitken on the meaning of Easter: “We can all have second chances, little resurrections in our lives.”
The former Cabinet minister, who went to prison for perjury, explains why, as a prison chaplain, he is happier than he has ever been.
It passed its Third Reading by a single vote. Now the former Labour Minister’s anti-No Deal Bill is off to the Lords.
By saying for the first time that “the Government stands ready to abide by the decision of the House”, she risks splitting her own Party.
Precisely because it would be a rather unnecessary addition to the current deal, it is hard to argue that the proposal would be a disaster for Brexit.
Those who voted for the former Chancellor’s motion included Tobias Ellwood, Vicky Ford and Victoria Prentis.
Progressive commentators and saloon-bar orators are wrong to condemn MPs for finding the national issue hard to settle.
It favours “a permanent customs union”, “close alignment with the Single Market” and “dynamic alignment on rights and protections”.