Jacob Rees-Mogg’s wrecking amendments prove it is Labour, not the Brexiteers, in control

Unless the Opposition plays ball, the ERG has no power.

Nice precarious hold on power you’ve got there, Prime Minister. Shame if anything happened to it.

The European Research Group will seek to make that threat plain with a series of amendments to the Trade and Customs Bill tabled by Jacob Rees-Mogg.

But looking at the amendments in full, they illustrate the ERG’s...
source: New Statesman

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