Tuesday January 28, 2020

MPs turn the tables on Theresa May

Everyone, including the prime minister, knows that she cannot bring a viable alternative to the House of Commons in three days. That, of course, is not the real point of this amendment

10th January, 2019
MPs taking control of Brexit process? Pic: Getty

The chilly January winds blowing around Westminster this week blew through the House of Commons chamber with unexpected results, amid a storm of criticism and shouts of a constitutional crisis – another one!

Theresa May had postponed her big so-called ‘meaningful vote’ in mid-December, amid criticisms that she was pushing her parliamentary colleagues against a wall and pushing her deal down their necks. Now, she finds herself at the mercy of those same colleagues, who...

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