ANALYSIS: THE DAY BREXIT WENT BACKWARDS

The Slog.

win_20190127_120036 “Yesterday” as Franklin Roosevelt said after Pearl Harbor, “is a day that will live in infamy”. Although the header to this post says ‘Analysis’, it is the kind of analysis a midbrow six year old could make – were he or she paying attention. Yesterday, Tuesday the 29th of January, there was a session of the House of Commons that began in earnest around 3.30 pm GMT. This afternoon, we are right back to where we were last Monday: and that outcome was 100% certain before the sitting began. But this has long been the way of things in Britain.

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For the best part of ten weeks now, the Prime Minister Theresa May has been saying one thing with tedious regularity every single time she turned up at Westminster: there is my Deal, or there is No Deal. 

The message was clear. But then it became equally clear…

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