Brexit: The Meaningful Vote

As the Brexit saga continues to wreak constitutional havoc, this week Theresa May’s deal was defeated but she hangs onto her job after surviving a vote of no confidence. Here’s the best of this week’s opinion and analysis.

The fervent opposition of Brexiter MPs has opened the way to a softer agreement or even a new referendum

Voters need decisive action, and soon. The alternative is greater disillusionment

She should set aside her vanity and behave as a prime minister not a party leader

Proponents of ‘Global Britain’ underestimate just how difficult it is to do deals

Brexit is about to become softer and this could be the final straw for many Tory MPs

A non-partisan approach is needed to avoid the chaos of a no-deal exit from the EU

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Defeat of withdrawal deal does not change realities confronting the UK

The odds are surely narrowing that the UK remains in the EU

Sometimes the idea of changing tack becomes literally unthinkable

Letter from Nicholas Coulson, Carlisle, Cumbria, UK