The Opposition also won’t trust 16- and 17-year-olds to attend unless “accompanied by an adult guardian”, but simultaneously wants to give them the vote.
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The finely-balanced votes on the Withdrawal Bill amendments come down to how many Labour MPs will abstain
With the Bill expected to return in the week of 11th June, the Government is weighing up which amendments must be fought and which could be defeated.
Their solution to the unpopularity of Corbyn’s views is to avoid providing detail. But how can they debate and develop with new ideas while remaining tight-lipped?
They argue that even if May doesn’t deliver a clean outcome, the priority must be to ensure that the Article 50 timetable is met.
The Shadow Chancellor outlines some of the measures he is considering to force businesses to share profits and ‘contribute’.
“You were criticising Labour’s party position, weren’t you?”
He insists they want to maintain the benefits, but their candidate in the Lewisham by-election wants to stay in altogether.
Let’s send a time-limited cadre of shock troops in ermine to ride to Martin Callanan’s rescue in the Upper House – and crush the Remainers.
Iain Dale: Gammon if you think you’re hard enough. The patronising Remainers who’ve lost but can’t move on.
Plus: Boles was right (first time round) on Gaza. The Dambusters raid anniversary. A Tory poll lead. Plus: a man and a woman will marry in Windsor on Saturday.
The hard truth is that for the country’s politicians what European governments think is of secondary importance. What counts is Congress and Trump.
James Frayne: The most effective case against nationalisation is the one that neither MPs nor businesses want to use
The injection of the truth that it would mean politicians in charge of services is enough to make most people see sense.
There would, quite rightly, be outrage if a senior Conservative figure delivered a speech to a crowd which waved fascist flags.
“Our economy is very different from Norway”, she explains as she demurs from Lord Kinnock’s proposals.
Labour’s whip on the Lords’ EEA amendment has yet to be decided.
The Shadow Cabinet member alleges that the Conservatives are stacking the constitution in favour of the executive, and the economy in favour of the rich.