The Prime Minister replies by contrasting her work on the negotiations to Corbyn’s internal battles over antisemitism.
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“Let us aim for that glorious vision of Lancaster House…not the miserable, permanent limbo of Chequers, not the democratic disaster of ongoing harmonisation.”
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 Eurosceptic backbencher tells the Prime Minister that “for the first time in ten years” his local grassroots refused to campaign on Saturday.
WATCH: “I am prepared to accept the Government’s difficulty” – Grieve calls off his ‘meaningful vote’ rebellion
The former rebel-in-chief says he is reassured by “the obvious acknowledgement of the sovereignty of this place…in black and white.”
Asked about his “sabotage” amendment, the peer formerly known as Douglas Hogg admits negotiating with the Labour front bench on the topic.
WATCH: Lord True – “People outside this House are getting a little bit tired of Parliamentary games”
“They want to know when they are going to get Brexit, when it will be delivered, and when it will be done”.
Seventy-five MPs disobeyed Corbyn to back the EEA, joined by three Conservatives. And six more Labour frontbenchers resigned.
May’s concession buys off most rebels – but Clarke and Soubry still support the “meaningful vote” amendment
Meanwhile, five Labour MPs rebelled in the opposite direction.
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 Prime Minister resorts to pointing out Corbyn’s refusal to rule out a second referendum.
“That adjective simply summed up how I felt about the way that that day’s business had been conducted.”
Berger on anti-semitism: “People have accused me of having two masters…that I am Tel Aviv’s servant…a paid-up Israeli operative.”
We reproduce the Labour MP’s full speech from yesterday’s Commons debate on the issue, in which she called on her party to expel Livingstone.
WATCH: Javid on antisemitism – “We cannot ignore the particular concern with elements within the Labour Party”
“Nor can we ignore the fact that this increasing concern has correlated with the current Leader of the Opposition, and the activists that have come with him.”