Mr Johnson’s top aide, Dominic Cummings, yesterday hit out at the Tory rebels, telling them: “The Prime Minister believes politicians don’t get to choose which votes they respect.” … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson plotting early election so he can push through no-deal Brexit
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An EU official confirmed the UK has not agreed to Brussels’ proposal that would keep Northern Ireland within the Customs Union if a new trading relationship does not avoid the creation of a hard border. … [Read more...] about UK wins transition deal – but Tories revolt over fishing ‘surrender’
So far Boris Johnson has held three significant votes in the Commons since becoming PM and has lost all of them. The Government last night abandoned its attempts in the Lords to thwart the Hilary Benn Bill blocking a no-deal Brexit which means it should pass both Houses of Parliament by tomorrow evening. … [Read more...] about Jeremy Corbyn faces election date dilemma
Yet Sir Anthony Seldon warns the current situation may not be sustainable: "The evidence of history points very clearly and without any equivocation to the fact that when an aide to the PM becomes a big story themselves, almost as dominant as the PM, they cannot stay. … [Read more...] about Dominic Cummings: What is next for Boris Johnson’s right hand man?