Stephen Bush is special correspondent at the New Statesman and the PSA's Journalist of the Year. His daily briefing, Morning Call, provides a quick and essential guide to domestic and global politics.
At least the Derby South MP has the courage to own the grim calculation her colleagues are making.
Eight Cabinet ministers met at Andrea Leadsom's office to plan their next steps.
Even if the government can get enough votes to stave off no-deal, May’s successor could have cause to regret her latest statement.
None of the possible permutations for how to resolve the backstop can satisfy all of the players.
The odd thing about the Brexit crisis is all the possible resolutions feel impossible.
Universal Credit is both more destructive for those affected and harder for the government to unpick than a poll tax.
The “U” in DUP doesn’t stand for “Don’t let Jeremy Corbyn become Prime Minister; it stands for “Unionist”.
Far from being a dereliction of duty, backbenchers are correct to see their interests as aligned with that of the party they support.
Gordon Brown thinks that Universal Credit could cause the Conservatives a summer of pain – and most Tory MPs agree.
Gloomy MPs fear the PM will promise an end to cuts as Philip Hammond delivers yet more of them.