House of Lords

The 1987 poll tax brought about Thatcher’s downfall. Now Brexit will do the same for Theresa May, says ANDREW ADONIS.

In the end it was another fudge, another desperate bid to avoid a spat with either Tory Leavers or Remainers.

Theresa May faces a crunch 48 hours in the House of Commons.

Next Tuesday there will be an almighty Brexit showdown in the House of Commons.

Britain will “cripple” its reputation as a free-trading nation if it quits Europe’s economic area and customs union.

Labour have launched a bid to strike a “new single market” with the EU in an apparent lurch towards a softer Brexit.

One of Britain’s best Brexit bloggers CHRIS GREY reveals the excuses that leavers are hiding behind, and why they won’t wash

As Theresa May’s cabinet divisions continue to stunt the progress of Brexit, JAMES BALL examines the factors which could trigger another snap election.

A fresh cabinet row has erupted after Michael Gove wrote to colleagues blaming the Treasury for a government defeat in the House of Lords.

STEVE ANGLESEY picks the losers and the losers – because there are no winners – from another week on Planet Brexit

The royal wedding is supposed to be a moment of modernity and progress for the Uk. But that is not the current mood of the nation, says Jane Merrick.

STEVE ANGLESEY picks the losers and the losers – because there are no winners – from another week on Planet Brexit

Jeremy Corbyn will commit a “serious evasion of duty” if he does not change course and back the UK retaining key aspects of the single market after Brexit, the former Labour leader Lord Kinnock has claimed.

Tory posturing gives Labour’s leader an opportunity... but will he take it, asks JANE MERRICK

From the local elections to the House of Lords, the case for a Brexit rethink is inescapable, says ANDREW ADONIS

Shopping in post-Brexit Britain is set to be very different.

Northern Ireland might be about to bear the brunt of Brexit but new government figures suggest that the region will be woefully unprepared for it.

After the House of Lords’ victory this week Britain might not leave the EU on Friday 29 March 2019 after all – ruining the “Great British Brexit Calendar” that Daily Express readers purchased.

A Labour peer has offered a government minister a bet that the UK won’t leave the EU on the designated exit day outlined by Theresa May.

Peers have inflicted another three major defeats on the government asking for more changes to the Brexit Bill – and demanding the UK retains key aspects of the single market.

Boris Johnson has sparked a showdown at the top of government over plans for a customs partnership with the European Union.

On this week’s bumper episode of The New European podcast we analyse the fallout from the local elections.

The tide is turning against the Brexit once more and there is reason for hope

After Syria and Salisbury, it is back to chaotic normal for the Prime Minister

The prime minister’s plans for Brexit have been dealt blow after blow in the House of Lords – but what happens now?

Peers have inflicted a whopping nine defeats on the government over its flagship Brexit legislation while ministers have seen off just two challenges.

Theresa May has suffered more despair after the Lords dealt the government another heavy blow in a bid to ensure parliament has the final say on Brexit.

Brexit legislation will return to the House of Lords today with reports suggesting peers will seek to give Parliament a final say on any deal struck with Brussels.

Why didn’t the BBC report the House of Lords’ victory over the Customs Union on their morning news, asks David Perrin.

ANDREW ADONIS on the benefits of the House of Lords post-Brexit, and the individuals making a beeline for the ermine and crimson.



Grassroots anti-Brexit campaigners are increasing the pressure on politicians ahead of a series of important votes this year. Here is a list of the events organised across Britain in the coming weeks and months.


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