Ian Paisley Jr is one of ten DUP MPs one whom the survival of Theresa May’s Government now depends, so it is not surprising he is coming under increasing media scrutiny in the new Parliament. On Friday, the Daily Telegraph reported that he had failed to declare £100,000 in holiday expenses paid for by the…
Back in October, I looked at the likely voting numbers in the Commons ahead of Labour’s motion for a parliamentary debate on Brexit strategy. Despite a notional Government majority of 16, the Government elected to accept Keir Starmer’s opposition motion on 12 October, suggesting that they feared defeat. I have updated the figures below ahead…
Are there enough MPs willing to force a vote on the terms? Below is a quick first look at the numbers. I will try and update it as developments unfold.