A prime minister at war with her parliament and her people

A prime minister at war with her parliament and her people
Theresa May: EU leaders are wary of dealing with the British prime minister Pic: Getty

Theresa May’s brass neck and tin ear may well do serious harm to her own country and ours

So that light at the end of the tunnel may be a rapidly approaching train. Over the bank holiday weekend, this country felt able to relax somewhat in the conviction that a “no deal” Brexit had been taken off the table by the British parliament. Yes, it would require a statutory instrument to give effect to the vote in the House of Commons, but surely, in a parliamentary democracy, that was the logic of the MPs’ decision?

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