We don’t know whether they believe it to be prudent or desirable or both – but the message to the leadership contenders is clear.
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Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: May is no Trump, no populist, but nor is she much of a parliamentarian
The Prime Minister looked alone at the Despatch Box.
Mostly ERG-aligned Leavers – but roughly ten former Remainers, a core of whom now back a second referendum.
The Prime Minister assured Labour MPs that she will stand up for workers’ rights.
Nick Boles: Like all revolutionaries, once-reasonable Brexiteers slide towards ever greater radicalism
Where Farage, Johnson and Paterson once praised the Norway option, it is now denounced as apostasy.
Grayling, Patten, the Far Right, the IRA, Brexit, the Speaker – and the difference between a threat and a warning
If two men are in a car, and the passenger says to the driver: “Look out! You’re going to crash,” he is shouting out the second, not the first.
We need a new strategic partnership with Ireland. At the moment, that end seems endlessly remote.
We currently have it at 189 declared for May, versus the 31 publicly opposed, and 93 undeclared.
And her enemies are divided: can the No Dealers and the People’s Voters combine to defeat her?
Yesterday in the Commons. More opponents than supporters of the Prime Minister’s deal on the Conservative backbenchers.
That said, there was more backing for her from her party than some of today’s headlines suggest.
The significance of the Northern Ireland SpAd’s tweet lies less in its content than its author – and that it has been issued at all.
Pro-Brexit MPs weighed a no-confidence vote in Theresa May yesterday evening. But the essential case against one remains unchanged.
A rough guide to where some of the pro-Brexit players are on further proposals for Canada Plus Plus Plus – and No Deal.
But he thinks “it’s a great pity [May] appeared to diverge with David Davis, whose white paper” sounds “sensible”.
Corbyn meanwhile opted out of Brexit, in the hope that the Government is making a mistake.