Brexit

No 10’s opposition briefing highlights the Prime Minister’s Brexit conundrum

9 July 2018 10:25

The Brexit rebellion has begun. After murmurs of discontent and Jacob Rees-Mogg editorials over the weekend, the kickback to Theresa…

The next Brexit Secretary: runners and riders

9 July 2018 9:17

David Davis had left DexEU – and taken most of his colleagues with him. Steve Baker – junior minister– at…

David Davis breaks his silence on his resignation

9 July 2018 9:06

David Davis has broken his silence on his resignation. Unsurprisingly his comments on the Today programme are devastating for Theresa…

Theresa May’s reply to David Davis: 12 reasons why Brexit is safe.

9 July 2018 1:41

Dear David, Thank you for your letter explaining your decision to resign as Secretary of State for Exiting the European…

David Davis’ resignation letter

9 July 2018 1:11

There have been a significant number of occasions in the last year or so on which I have disagreed with…

Why David Davis resigned

9 July 2018 0:03

The Brexit Secretary David Davis has quit. Davis’s resignation is the biggest political crisis that Theresa May has faced since…

Moggmentum reaches the Commons

8 July 2018 22:20

Although Moggmentum has been building for some time among the Tory grassroots, conventional wisdom dictates that Jacob Rees-Mogg is still…

How much more unpalatable will the EU make this deal?

8 July 2018 13:41

From the flurry of joint op-eds from Cabinet Ministers today, you might be forgiven for thinking that the Chequers deal…

Don’t blame Cameron for the government’s Brexit mess

8 July 2018 10:00

I listened to the Coffee House podcast about Danny Dyer’s David Cameron rant. Fraser Nelson appears to live in a…

How Theresa May trounced the Brexiteers

7 July 2018 13:10

Tory MPs and ministers have consistently under-estimated their leader. What Theresa May achieved at Chequers yesterday was extraordinary. She persuaded…

Brexit isn’t the cause of High Street woes

7 July 2018 9:00

As someone who follows the news on Radio 4 at 6, 7 and 8 each morning, I notice that the…

Cabinet back Theresa May’s soft Brexit plan. How will Brussels respond?

6 July 2018 23:14

Theresa May’s Cabinet away day is finally over and the Prime Minister can go to sleep safe in the knowledge…

The tragedy of the Brexit Chequers summit

6 July 2018 13:19

Today has been so bigged-up as a day of destiny for Britain that it can only deliver disappointment. Even if…

Theresa May’s Brexit plan is Remain by another name

6 July 2018 11:55

Stop it. Stop saying we can’t be sure why people voted for Brexit. Stop saying it was just a screech…

Naz Shah gets another NHS payday

5 July 2018 17:19

‘Happy 70th Birthday to our wonderful NHS,’ the Labour MP Naz Shah tweeted earlier today. Shah isn’t the only one…

Number 10: We’ll do a free trade deal with the US

5 July 2018 16:31

Earlier I wrote about how a paper circulated to ministers before Chequers makes clear that the UK’s plan to follow a…

Theresa May’s Brexit paper could mean no US trade deal

5 July 2018 15:03

Earlier this afternoon, Cabinet Ministers received key papers ahead of the Chequers meeting tomorrow. The paper states that ‘The UK…

Watch: Theresa May’s Brexit gaffe

4 July 2018 12:50

Theresa May has promised repeatedly that ‘Brexit means Brexit’ but it seems she is still confused about what exactly Britain’s…

The problem with Theresa May’s Brexit compromise

4 July 2018 12:36

At Chequers over the next couple of days Theresa May, along with her chief Brexit-sceptic ministers Philip Hammond and Greg…

The Guardian fails to get into the World Cup spirit

3 July 2018 16:37

England’s crunch World Cup game against Colombia is only a few hours away now and the whole country is getting…

Brexit football chant competition: the winners

3 July 2018 16:09

Tonight England faces Colombia in a crunch World Cup match that could see Harry Kane’s team put on the path…

Revealed: Theresa May’s soft Brexit plan

3 July 2018 16:08

This is one of the more important notes I’ve written recently, because it contains what well-placed sources tell me are…

Tory Brexit wars: Ed Vaizey vs Owen Paterson

3 July 2018 12:52

The big Brexit crunch meeting at Chequers isn’t until Friday but already Tory civil war is breaking out into the open. The…

Could the ‘True Brexiters’ topple May?

2 July 2018 20:40

As is often the case, the foreign secretary tonight summed up the PM’s worst nightmare, when tweeting that surely everyone…

Number 10’s new customs plan doesn’t fully exist, sources insist

2 July 2018 19:46

Has Theresa May finally cracked the customs arrangements problem? The Prime Minister needs to get sign-off from her Cabinet on…