Nor are they being entirely straight with us when they pretend they only want to stop ‘No Deal’, when in reality they want Brexit repealed entirely.
Downing Street has spent the summer months diligently working through the mathematics of how to eat up as much time as possible.
Their latest plan is to push through in a single day legislation which would involve major constitutional changes.
What exactly are Benn, Cooper and Boles, Creasy, Grieve, Reeves and Corbyn proposing?
Scepticism is always a healthy attitude – but the spin being pumped out this weekend merits even more than normal.
David Allen Green has painted an inaccurate and flattering picture of the circumstances in which John Bercow shattered precedent this week.
Even opposition parties and Bercow’s traditional supporters were taken aback by his “ridiculous” ruling. It will have serious repercussions.
All but one of the current team has been appointed since May became Prime Minister. What institutional memory are they supposed to draw on?
Does the narrowness of the win signal further problems to come, or has the Government headed off the revolt?
The former rebel-in-chief says he is reassured by “the obvious acknowledgement of the sovereignty of this place…in black and white.”
This form of words citing the Speaker is the gambit by which ministers and whips hope to avert a Grieve-led rebellion today.
Rees-Mogg argues “the upskirting ban should have been a Government Bill” from the outset, not left to backbenchers. Plus: is he watching the World Cup?
In the wake of the row over an anti-upskirting bill and Chris Chope’s objection, we re-run the author’s 2016 piece calling on the Government to act.
That a group of Tory MPs routinely block Private Members Bills is well known. Why did ministers allow this law to proceed in that vulnerable way?
We backed Brexit to make those in power more accountable. The House of Commons must not be ignored as if it were a mere debating society.