No Deal Brexit
WATCH: May's false choices demand a real democratic response
After Theresa May’s Brexit deal failed again by a huge margin, CommonSpace journalist, David Jamieson, argues that this isn’t ‘resilience or ‘staying power’ but cynical authoritarianism.
The only option that wasn’t outlined by May in the House of Commons was returning to the public with a general election.
Editorial: May is holding democracy hostage with no ransom demands left - she must resign now
CommonSpace editor Ben Wray responds to the UK Government’s second defeat on its Withdrawal Agreement tonight [12 March]
AFTER May’s first defeat on her Withdrawal Agreement in January, she was a laughing stock. The greatest defeat in UK parliamentary history, she should have resigned and called a General Election there and then.
But she continued, claiming she had listened and would re-negotiate the Withdrawal Agreement.
Analysis: May's gigantic Brexit u-turn exposes her and reveals the real power in the cabinet
The prime minister’s credibility is shot, but did Corbyn blinking first give her the wriggle room to back down?
THERESA MAY has done what she said she would never do. She has raised the prospect of a delay to Brexit, in a gigantic u-turn.
She didn’t just say once that she would never countenance a delay in Brexit, and that Britain will definitely leave on 29 March. She said it 70 times. Seventy.
Chester Cornford & Becki Menzies: Brexiteers are trying to conjure the WW2 'Blitz spirit' - but it's a myth
Chester Cornford, student at the University of Dundee, and Becki Menzies, blogger at Hum4nWrites, say that Brexiteers are trying to galvanise a ‘Blitz spirit’ behind the idea of a No Deal Brexit, where hardship is embraced and differences are put aside in the interests of national unity, is a myth, with the Blitz if anything exposing the deep divisions of British society during the Second World War
Analysis: The take away from the first days of Brexit 2019? No Deal is a charade that won’t happen
CommonSpace editor Ben Wray finds that the last few days at Westminster provide undeniable evidence that May is engaged in a massive No Deal sham – but have Labour MP’s noticed?
THE first few days back following the Christmas holidays has been clarifying as to where we are at in the Brexit process. So clarifying, in fact, that we really should start narrowing down our ‘what if?’ questions when it comes to analysing the political possibilities going forward.
Siobhan Tolland: No medication for 5 days could kill me - I'm scared about No Deal Brexit
CommonSpace columnist Siobhan Tolland says her rare medical condition Addison’s disease requires a smooth supply of medication to keep her healthy – the possibility of a No Deal Brexit and a delay in medical supplies therefore leaves her fearful