It’s a surprisingly large Government majority: 24 independents and 19 Labour MPs voted with the Government.
Jeremy Corbyn’s Surrender Bill won’t just delay Brexit. It threatens to stop it altogether.
We refer, of course, to Letwin – the Prime Minister In All But Name. Not because he’s making a mess of things. But because, unlike others, he’s unaccountable.
Progressive commentators and saloon-bar orators are wrong to condemn MPs for finding the national issue hard to settle.
The Prime Minister lives to fight another day, and with a bit of help from Labour she could still get her deal through.
The role of these MPs in pro-Leave seats abstaining on or voting against the Cooper amendment in defiance of the whip was crucial.
Long-standing Leavers, who stood out for personal conviction against the Party leadership, should understand Remainers who are now in the same position.