Who was the real winner in yesterday’s Brexit votes?

Theresa May is in a stronger domestic position than she has been for some time, while Jeremy Corbyn has moved closer to his preferred exit. 

Who is the real winner from yesterday's business in the House of Commons? The government avoided defeat on every contested motion but at the cost of making further concessions on the scope of parliament's final vote on the Brexit deal, while Brexiteers secured the coveted legislative demand of enshrining the date we leave the European Union in law. 

The big development is the disarming of the last big Brexiteer gun: the ability to secure the hardest of exits but deposing Theresa...
source: New Statesman

2018-06-13 12:50
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