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Sebastian Payne writes about politics for the FT. He was previously a reporter and editor at The Spectator and The Daily Telegraph.
He also presents a weekly podcast, FT Politics and authors the daily FT Opinion email.
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Brexit was finally put a meaningful vote in the House of Commons this week and MPs gave a resounding no to Theresa May's deal
PG&E may have only been partly responsible but is now facing damages exceeding $30bn
Sebastian Payne talks to MPs across the Brexit spectrum and argues May will move to softer position
Brexit is about to become softer and this could be the final straw for many Tory MPs
Former Conservative leader says media are underestimating chances of a poll
Former UK foreign secretary says present system is leading to ‘inevitable waste’
Eight foreign secretaries respond
Britain’s bright future out of the bloc is being tarnished by the will of Brussels
We look back on a traumatic year in British politics for Brexit and the Conservative and Labour parties. Will the UK leave the EU in March? Does Theresa May's deal have any hope of surviving?
Often mentioned as model by Brexiters is Canada, which has a free trade deal with EU
The British prime minister should soften elements of her Brexit deal and reach out to opposition MPs
Even if the rebels prevail, the Brexit fundamentals remain the same
MPs began debating Theresa May’s Brexit deal in the Commons this week and there was little sign of a breakthrough for the prime minister.
UK MPs have exercised sovereignty and now have the chance to stop a disorderly Brexit
Lynton Crosby aide working behind the scenes with Eurosceptics on strategy for new vote
Commons has taken control of Brexit and prime minister can no longer ignore MPs
A new technology-based ecosystem risks doing to GM what Apple’s iPhone did to Nokia
John McDonnell tipped the Labour party towards supporting a second Brexit referendum this week. Does this make it any more likely to happen?
Britain and the rest of Europe will have to make painful choices
The UK prime minister has survived a failed coup, but her Brexit deal is going nowhere. Can she sell it to the nation above the heads of MPs?
The hiring of Tommy Robinson is proof that it is focused on cultural issues, not Brexit
Endorsing staves off the prospect of a messy no-deal exit, or will it create more uncertainty?
The British prime minister has been criticised as weak and a sellout, but there is no better alternative
Theresa May finally struck a Brexit deal this week, but it did not please much of her Conservative party with two Cabinet ministers resigning. Will Mrs May survive?
Rather than spread professionalism, bankers have scrambled for deals they should have avoided