The politics of Brexit

There were clashes were in the Commons this week as MPs voted on Lords’ amendments to a crucial Brexit bill and Theresa May struggled to contain rebels. But trade troubles and business worries also persist. Here’s the best of our comment and analysis

The UK prime minister’s skill in postponing a battle with MPs has reached its limit

Britain and the EU may swerve towards a mutually beneficial, but politically hard, deal

Tight votes and compromise as Theresa May’s government puts Brexit into law

The UK prime minister has survived so far by appeasing both sides of her party

The House of Commons has an opportunity to reassert its primacy

Leaving the EU has tied the party to positions that fail to promote prosperity

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Both men believe that tiresome details can be left for underlings to sort out

Staunch Leavers are losing arguments as their threats prove empty

With clever targeting, Labour can emerge as the largest party even if its vote shrinks

Letter from Thomas Ward, Edinburgh, UK — Tuesday’s most read letter

Letter from Mark Solon, London, UK