Decision time for Javid and Hunt?

Neither is at all likely indeed to succeed May if they nod reluctant assent to any scheme to sign up to the Customs Union – which might not succeed in any event.

This rotting Cabinet

The conventional wisdom is: weak Prime Minister, strong Cabinet. But what we see is: weak Prime Minister, weak Cabinet.

158 is not the magic number

The challenge is on – and has been rushed forward in timing that helps May. None the less, a simple majority for her might not be enough.