The vehement Johnson of last week transformed himself into a master of the soft word that turneth away wrath.
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A Government of national unity is a non-starter – even if its seven prospective leaders take one day of the week each
Their real aim is to overturn the referendum result, wreck Brexit and destroy the Government we actually have.
The Fixed Terms Parliament Act may pave the way to delivering Brexit by October 31. And for that, we can thank…
We concede that this is a question to which the Prime Minister himself may not yet have an answer.
If Boris Johnson wants to pursue a No Deal exit, then he will have a fight on his hands with MPs.
The new Prime Minister will inherit the worst political legacy in living memory – with the very barest of working majorities.
The more centralised her decision-making became, the less control over events she actually had.
Gove, Stewart and perhaps others too could see their standing and prospects damaged this afternoon.
Nick Hargrave: How Johnson became Prime Minister, cut a Brexit deal, won an election – and triumphed. For a bit.
None of what follows is impossible and, if there is a common thread, it is the self-interest of MPs in avoiding an election before leaving the EU.
A self-help book for business people terrified of appearing before MPs shows how much more formidable select committees have become.
A Prime Minister might, in the autumn, ask the Queen to prorogue Parliament until the day after exit is legally due on 31 October.
Technically, May still has time to avoid European elections. Politically, it is very hard indeed to see how she now can.
No way forward is without risk at this stage. But the least hazardous course is for the Party to step out soon with a new leader.
A Remainer parliament will never be willing to properly implement Brexit. And there is only one other decision-making body: the people.
It passed its Third Reading by a single vote. Now the former Labour Minister’s anti-No Deal Bill is off to the Lords.