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Posts Tagged: Theresa May MP
The Prime Minister updates us on her latest round of negotiations in Brussels.
Soutiam Goodarzi: The Conservative Party must up its game online – where its attacks on Labour aren’t working
Stop playing the Left’s game of taking offence and accusing people of -isms and -phobias. Instead, show some character and discuss real issues.
But neither she nor Lidington sounded as if they expect Brexit to end in disaster.
The Chief Whip has enjoyed something of a boost from last month’s victories on crucial votes, but the overall picture reflects a settled disenchantment.
She sought to reassure the “many people…worried about what Parliament’s rejection of the withdrawal deal means for them.”
Few actually agree with him, but a surprising number say they admire his decisiveness and strength.
Plus: My exclusive insight into that May Corbyn summit. Why does the BBC indulge Brok? And: Cooper trooper – not so super.
“I pointed out that this would be the first time in British history that we had entered into a treaty arrangement with anybody else in which there was no right to leave.”
Javid is right to bury the “tens of thousands” target – but he needs to set out a clear pathway to lower migration.
He would be averse to leaving without a deal, but even more alarmed by the idea of taking any course of action which risked breaking the Tory Party into fragments.
He has become emblematic of the failed status quo. We need someone who believes in Brexit.
“Last night, the House set a clear direction on the way that the House could agree a deal.”
The Prime Minister’s previous form suggests that she will keep kicking the can down the road, or try to – even after the road runs out.
Andrew Gimson’s Commons sketch: Corbyn digs himself into a hole as the Prime Minister starts to unite her party
The Leader of the Opposition looked totally incapable of taking over.