Theresa May’s double Brexit blow as DUP and Irish PM line up to trash her deal

Embattled Theresa May’s hopes of winning support for her Brexit plan were dashed over lunch with the DUP tonight. The Prime Minister’s bid to shore-up backing for her Brussels pact was looking increasingly fruitless after she hosted the party’s Westminster leader Nigel Dodds in No10. Downing Street had hoped for a breakthrough, but he emerged saying: “The withdrawal agreement, as […]

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Here’s why you really don’t want a grand coalition to run Brexit

Theresa May is making such a bodge out of Brexit that there are calls for a ‘government of national unity’ to run the country instead. And there is precedent – in times of crisis, such as financial crash or war, Britain has had Grand Coalitions of all political parties who come together in the national interest. We did it in […]

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