A basic problem remains unaltered – that there is no Commons majority for a No Deal Brexit. This point has been well made by Ann Widdecombe.
Mordaunt, Rudd and Hancock offer three examples in today’s papers of how British politics work now.
Ireland risks a hard border, imposed on it by the rest of the EU, if a way isn’t found by all parties of climbing off the self-contradictory backstop clauses.
“I think we can burn off a few of ours plus get a few Labour votes and, equally important, absentions”, this site is told.
Plus: Vicious Cybernats. Bolton’s brass neck. Widdecombe’s ratings. Johnson’s death wish. And: the courage of my friend Tessa Jowell.
The brutal reality is that Britain needs the country the President governs – and so by extension needs him too.
Futhermore, the Government needs to sharpen up its sense of mission. And there is a heap of talent on the Tory backbenches.
Given the resistance of Tory MPs to spending cuts and tax rises, Hammond’s easiest course would be to push any into the future. But this wouldn’t be problem-free…
We will all have to wait until after the autumn’s federal election in Germany until the negotiating positions of the two sides start to firm up.
Claims that he slapped down his own department, which wanted a ten-year transition, are a sign that Ministers may be getting their act together.
Justified calls for a national government’s overthrow are usually confined to those in which there is a serious threat of tyranny or the breakdown of civil order.
Here are five reasons why you, we and all concerned should keep a cool head.
She waited for a phone call when Trump won his election. And she watched as he puffed Farage. But he seems to have decided that he needs her.
Endorsements don’t matter all that much. But the tone and flavour of coverage does – what stories are selected; how they are written; how they are projected.
The consequences of these sleights-of-hand now include two Ministers threatening to resign, PPS’s quitting, and rebellion from up to 50 Tory MPs.