May runs away from Brexit vote

Image credit: @ukdemockery Reports are starting to filter out that Theresa May has cancelled tomorrow’s key vote on her desperate Brexit withdrawal deal. The BBC has said reports are unconfirmed, but Bloomberg has reported it as definite and other outlets are coming out now with similar news. All this after repeated assertions by May and […]

Tories softening up public for May to chicken out of Brexit deal vote

May getting ready to chicken out again The Tories have long adopted a tactic of abandoning votes they fear they will lose – and they look to repeat the manoeuvre, this time in the most scandalous and despicable of circumstances. The government has frequently opted to avoid the appearance of defeat by not even trying […]

May back to square one as Speaker rules govt’s trade bill is subject to rejection by Lords

Theresa May escaped a likely fall from office over her trade bill this week by the skin of her teeth, thanks to unprecedented, cowardly surrenders to her hard right fringe and a betrayal of female MPs. But it looks like it was a futile exercise as a ruling by the House of Lords means she […]

Cowardly May daren’t even follow through on attempt to flee Parliament early

After her humiliating surrender to her extremist Brexiteers yesterday, in which she whipped her MPs to defeat her own proposals, Theresa May tried to pull a dodge to allow her to flee Parliament early, before her own remainers could bring her down. May tabled a motion to break for Parliament’s summer recess on Thursday – five […]

Video: Bercow exposes May’s double cowardice in response to point of order

The SKWAWKBOX last night covered Theresa May’s extraordinary, even unprecedented, weakness and cowardice when she not only whipped Tory MPs to defeat her own Brexit proposals to placate ‘extreme-Brexit Ultras’ on her own back benches, but also then tabled a motion to close Parliament five days early in order to avoid the coup she must […]

Labour’s statement on May’s chicken-run attempt to shut down Parliament to save her job

Incompetent PM Theresa May went to extraordinary lengths yesterday to placate her party’s extreme-Brexit ultras – whipping her MPs to defeat her own proposals. She then promptly tabled a motion to send MPs home for summer five days early in an attempt to save her skin and hinder the inevitable plots against her. The motion will go […]

Audio: BBC plumbs new depths of govt apologism with report on early Parliament break

Yesterday was an unprecedented day in Parliament – one that stunned seasoned observers – as Theresa May whipped the Tory party to defeat her own EU proposals rather than face a rebellion by her party’s ‘Brexit Ultras’. May followed up her self-defeat by immediately tabling a motion to send MPs home for the summer five days early, […]

May running scared of democracy as she tries to shut down Parliament 5 days early

After squeaking through her Brexit bill this evening in which she fended off a rebellion by the hard-Brexit fringe of her party by surrendering completely to their demands and then barely survived the resulting backlash from remainer Tories – by a mere three votes – Theresa May is now running scared from the UK’s democracy. […]