That’s the single fact that stands out from the “low tragedy, high farce” of resignations, splits, divisions, principles and ambitions consuming British and Brexit politics.
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Meanwhile, the Government has quietly been appointing more trade emissaries during the last few months.
Frankly, any outcome – no deal, Norway, Canada, even the risk of a second referendum – would be better than what is currently on the table.
WATCH: Baker on how, if the backstop problem can be solved, Canada Plus Plus Plus is the natural Brexit negotiation solution
As we wait for the Government to clarify its position, the former Brexit Minister sets out the ERG’s.
In all, there are 30 new entries in the whole list, one down on last year and two down on the 2016 record of 33.
The EU’s rejection of Chequers gives May a chance to unite her party around Canada Plus Plus Plus – the only strategic Brexit option now open to her.
During the weeks and months ahead, Conservative MPs will need to use their heads as well as their hearts to reach the Brexit winning line.
George Freeman: Come to our Big Tent Ideas Festival next weekend. And help build conservatism and capitalism for a new generation.
Penny Mordaunt, Liz Truss, Dan Hannan, Liam Halligan, Steve Baker, Tom Tugendhat & others will speak. And there’s a special discount for ConHome readers.
We re-run the author’s series on what might be done for the UK to be Ready on Day One.
Interview: Stewart Jackson, Davis’ former SpAd, accuses Downing Street of “constitutional impropriety”
He claims that there was a conspiracy by officials in Number Ten’s Europe Unit to water down Brexit.
The Government is in crisis. MPs need to ponder deeply should be done for the best. That means not quitting Westminster this week.
That’s ten gone from the front bench or CCHQ – and it would be surprising were there not more today.
Her strategy now relies on asking people to believe that she will not buckle any further – just at the very moment she has caused many to doubt her.
Daniel Hannan: My view of May’s new Brexit plan. It’s just about better than No Deal. But now a line in the sand must be drawn.
Preparing for no deal ought therefore to be our national priority – cuts in corporate and personal taxes, removal of regulations, openness to global business.
Downing Street sends a not-very-subtle message in its choice of successors in the mini-reshuffle.