Is she chickening out on Brexit? Or playing chicken with Commons and Party over her deal? Or merely a headless chicken herself – bent on daily survival?
Posts Tagged: Michael Gove MP
Interview. As May’s defeat looms, Johnson sketches a manifesto: “People want to see a bit of gumption and a bit of leadership”
He expects her plan to be voted down on Tuesday, calls for a renegotiation which she could not conceivably lead – and rules out Norway Plus.
We have the full list from the New Progressive Democratic Liberal National Coalition Party – including a three-way Northern Ireland jobshare.
They can’t both be right – at least, not if an administration headed by the Prime Minister holds office. Could she please clear the matter up?
ConHome’s Cabinet League Table. Everyone’s rating is down – and half of the top table is now in negative territory. Worst ever results.
Not for the faint-hearted. Contains intense violence, blood and gore, strong language and Philip Hammond.
Johnson. Distrusted by Conservative MPs. Clung to by Party members. He extends his lead in our Next Tory Leader survey.
It may be that the former Foreign Secretary has become a kind of comfort blanket in bewilderingly unpredictable times.
The Environment Secretary claims that the backstop is more uncomfortable for the EU than for the UK.
This is a welcome trend. School standards have improved. But parents are to be commended for taking charge, when let down by “the system”.
Wilf Lytton: Ten years of the Climate Change Act. We need a new target to get net emissions down to zero.
The IPCC’s latest report removes any doubt that upholding the Paris Agreement is in the UK’s interests.
Plus: Cox, another possible. Plus 15 names in total. Women for May. And: I will make sure the Treasury backtracks on the loan charge scandal.
England achieved its highest ever score in reading in 2016, moving from joint 10th to joint 8th in the PIRLS rankings.
May’s Brexit deal helps to show that British politicians are more honourable and efficient than is claimed
There has been a tendency to suppose that because Britain’s power has declined in relative terms they must have become totally useless.
May won’t yield to their demand for renegotiation unless she believes that at least some of them will quit. And on the basis of last week, why would she?
So he’s left presumably unwilling to sell May’s deal on any other basis that it’s bad…but that the alternative is worse.
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.