While the media were focused on the fallout of Donald Tusk’s undiplomatic language, Jeremy Corbyn was penning a letter to the Prime Minister. That, argues Jill Rutter, was the more significant development yesterday.
Parliament is trying to take greater control of the Brexit process. To do this MPs are searching for ways to have more say over the control of parliamentary business—something that largely rests with the Government. But, says Dr Alice Lilly, these proposals really reflect broader concern over who controls the Order Paper.
Brexit has gone from being a limiting factor on the Government’s domestic policy agenda, to the limiting factor. As civil servants start switching over to no deal preparations in increasing numbers, Emily Andrews lists some of the key policy areas which are at risk of being delayed, deprioritised, or simply ignored.
Now that Parliament has rejected the Prime Minister’s Withdrawal Agreement, just how likely is an extension to Article 50? The EU27 are actively considering how this might work, but the UK can’t take it for granted says Georgina Wright