It would be shameful if the independent inquiry into bullying in the House of Commons was obscured by political infighting.
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£2.6 billion of the sum the government accepted as the compensation owed has still not been paid.
The persistent myth that it is uniquely difficult to be publicly left-wing is challenged by new data.
Iain Dale: May understands the importance of trade with Africa, even if the usual suspects sneer at the idea
Plus: Why Leave.eu supporters are more in step with Conservative policy than Soubry; and: shaking things up on the airwaves.
It is madness to think that our leaders aren’t entitled to go on holiday and gain a bit of perspective.
Stephen Hammond’s loss and Phillip Lee’s win. Full list of Conservatives who rebelled on Trade Bill amendments.
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.
‘…the Brexit White Paper will inevitably put me in direct conflict with the views expressed by a large section of my constituents….’
“The very fact that people think they might do this is utterly destructive, utterly unnecessary, and they should back her to the hilt.”
“I would like to place on record my appreciation for the service you have given,” she replies.
Will there be further resignations? Will the 48 letters go to Sir Graham Brady? If the 48 letters do go in, will May win – and survive?
Seventy-five MPs disobeyed Corbyn to back the EEA, joined by three Conservatives. And six more Labour frontbenchers resigned.
WATCH: Ici Londres – Remainer MPs should be honest and admit they are trying to scupper, not scrutinise, Brexit, argues Daniel Hannan
“From the EU’s point of view, why would you make any concessions as long as Remainers in the Lords and Commons are doing your work for you?”
The Solicitor-General offers to meet the rebel-in-chief to discuss his amendment. Meanwhile, Rees-Mogg mounts a constitutional argument against it.
WATCH: “It’s got to stop” – Soubry says one MP requires “six armed undercover police officers” due to death threats
“Everybody now has to stand up and be true to what they believe in.”
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.