“It is very…bad, unacceptable that we should be waiting almost a month before we have a meaningful vote.” May watched on.
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WATCH: May blasts Corbyn’s “henchman”, the “inconstant Gardiner”, for fronting Labour’s Brexit u-turns
“The biggest threat to people and this country isn’t leaving the EU, it’s a Corbyn government,” the Prime Minister warned.
WATCH: Lidington fires “home truths” at both Conservative and Labour critics of the Prime Minister’s deal
Theresa May’s deputy dismissed WTO Brexit, Norway, Canada, and a second referendum in short order.
He asked May to “tell us at least one action that is now taking place that wasn’t taking place last month”. The Prime Minister reported some letters had been sent.
WATCH: “Bringing back the same botched deal will not change its fundamental flaws” – Corbyn versus May
The Prime Minister replies that “the question Members of this House must ask themselves is whether they wish to deliver Brexit” or not.
The Prime Minister challenges her critics in the Commons, while telling them “I have listened.”
The DUP appeared to think this was, to put it mildly, an understatement.
WATCH: Pincer move on May 2) The Norwegians. Letwin backs the amendment to “avoid us leaving without a deal”
“I personally believe that [if no agreement is reached] a sort of Norwegian arrangement is probably the next best step.”
WATCH: Pincer move on May 1) The Remainers. Grieve presents his amendment, a way to “cure an anomaly” hobbling Parliament in doing its job
The former Attorney General criticised a feature of the rules which he called “contrary to all sensible practice…and disrespectful of the role of this House”.
WATCH: “I am caught in a clash of constitutional principles” – Cox tussles with Harman over his legal responsibilities
The Labour former Solicitor General argued that the Attorney General should warn the Government that it is engaged in “breaking the rules”.
The Prime Minister says she told world leaders “we are looking forward to future trade agreements”.
“I do not pretend that either we or the EU are entirely happy with these arrangements.”
WATCH: The Speaker responds to the independent bullying inquiry by proposing an independent bullying inquiry
John Bercow made no comment on Dame Laura Cox’s suggestion that he and other senior officers of the Commons should be replaced.
WATCH: “Cool, calm heads” needed for the “final stages” of Brexit negotiations, May tells the Commons
“We have made progress on Northern Ireland, where the EU have been working with us.”
“I remember the single mother who told me she wanted to get into the workplace…but the JobCentre had told her she’d be better off on benefits.”