She insists to Marr that she is trying to deliver a “good deal”, not to disrupt Brexit.
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The Speaker is unlikely to select backbench amendments designed to help her, so her least bad option is a Government one.
Alastair Thompson: Corbyn – an apologist for the tyrant who rules Venezuela by fear. Let a Commons vote put him on the spot.
Let’s see if Labour stands with Venezuela’s oppressed. For what party could truly say that it supports labour, while lending support to the butchery of labourers?
What exactly are Benn, Cooper and Boles, Creasy, Grieve, Reeves and Corbyn proposing?
WATCH: Corbyn will “sit down with Hamas, Hezbollah and the IRA…yet he won’t meet me to talk about Brexit”
The Labour leader responded by borrowing Hilary Benn’s line that the Prime Minister’s door may be open but her mind is closed.
The point here is the electoral trade-off between what could plausibly happen in the capital and the provinces – with Corbyn entering Downing Street in consequence.
Today, May is swinging towards her Party’s leavers. The logic of the Chancellor’s position, and that of his allies, is to block her – or try to.
Steven Edginton: The BBC’s Question Time last week. Abbott was the victim of her own rudeness – not of racism. As I saw at first-hand.
The only explanation I can find is that she mistakenly assumed I was just another Tory public school boy, to whom she did not need to bother giving the time of day.
Esther McVey: Now that May’s Brexit deal has been voted down, we need to win back trust. Here’s how.
We also need to examine a ‘no deal transition period’ – i.e: a payment for a period of time to enable both the UK and the EU to adjust to the changes ahead of us.
It’s not hard to find reasons to be frustrated with the Government, but we are still delivering for the British people.
Neither is at all likely indeed to succeed May if they nod reluctant assent to any scheme to sign up to the Customs Union – which might not succeed in any event.
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.
Corbyn is intensely vague on the topic – and is doing his very best to remain so.
The biggest defeat in modern times and the largest Tory rebellion won’t stop her trying to resurrect her deal.
The Labour frontbencher explains to the House that “the EU did not present itself as a champion of the voiceless”.