Bludgeoning parliament into voting for a bad “deal” under threat of a no deal is no way to govern a country faced with the most momentous decision of our time.
Both party leaders have aptly demonstrated in the past that there is no button either can press to make their MPs do their bidding.
Anyone betting against the Labour leader is likely to lose more than their shirt.
The prospects of another election or a further referendum are both receding.
As expected, the prime minister won comfortably. But tonight’s result lays the conditions for future rebellion in both parties.
The Prime Minister clearly believes that, by surviving a vote of no confidence, she will compel Labour to fall in behind a second referendum.
You could at least tread in some dog poo or something, you sod.
The independent unionist MP for North Down says she will never vote to let Jeremy Corbyn into Downing Street, meaning Labour must convince a Tory MP in her place.
The Prime Minister retreated into vagueness, but she won’t be able to escape definition for long.
Only 71 Labour MPs declared for a new vote this morning – well short of the sort of number that could convince Jeremy Corbyn to drop his opposition.
The UK economy over the past two and half years has suffered subdued growth, with output now some 2-3 per cent below where it would otherwise have been.