Stephen Bush is political editor of the New Statesman. His daily briefing, Morning Call, provides a quick and essential guide to domestic and global politics.
The Secretary of State’s difficulties completing trade deals are about the impossibility of an independent trade policy.
If Labour lets the Prime Minister’s deal through, it would provide the perfect pretext for “the Six” to set up on their own.
Theresa May is right about sell-by dates – but she needs to admit that she just doesn't like jam.
Which MPs would risk the political uncertainty of voting for Yvette Cooper’s Article 50 amendment if they think it’ll be extended regardless?
The new PPB is the most confrontational that Labour has produced for many years.
There aren’t actually enough Labour MPs in the group she is targeting to pass anything.
The pollster’s forecast of a slim Tory majority looks plausible, but can’t account for the Brexit deadlock.
The reality is that it only becomes a problem after 30 June.
Both leaders’ letters highlight that a deliverable exit deal is achievable at the price of splitting one of their parties, perhaps irrevocably.
The Labour party has avoided a major split, but a minor one may now be inevitable.