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Pippa Crerar
Guardian Deputy Political Editor, formerly Evening Standard. Scot & Londoner. Email me news & tips: pippa.crerar@theguardian.com
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Steven Swinford 8h
Exclusive: Pizza club is BACK. Ministers concerned about customs backstop are tonight gathering for drinks at Liam Fox's office ahead of tomorrow's Cabinet Those present include Dom Raab, Michael Gove, Andrea Leadsom, Penny Mordaunt and Geoffrey Cox
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Pippa Crerar 8h
Love this from ⁦⁩ on Gordon Brown unplugged.
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But her biggest challenge of all looks set to be getting her deal through Parliament. Here we look at whether the numbers stack up.
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Pippa Crerar 8h
Theresa May might think Brexit talks with Brussels are in the “endgame” - but she still has to get her cabinet to agree. Here’s our handy guide to the factions.
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Pippa Crerar 13h
Trouble ahead for government on FOBT stakes. Theresa May now facing certain defeat on a budget amendment for first time since 1978 (h/t)
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Pippa Crerar 15h
Yet No 10 sources have been downplaying expectations from cabinet tomorrow...
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Steven Swinford 19h
Trouble brewing. Further to scoop this morning SIXTY MPs have signed amendment calling for £2 stake on FOBTs to be brought forward. Includes 20 Tories with Tracey Crouch, Boris Johnson, David Davis & Justine Greening among them. Then there's Labour, DUP & SNP...
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Pippa Crerar 15h
Former PM Gordon Brown predicts a second referendum - but may be a future vote to come back into EU, rather than now.
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Mikey Smith 16h
Parliament Square is currently being ploughed. Presumably to plant crops as part of emergency no-deal Brexit contingency plans.
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Pippa Crerar 18h
Just days after Jeremy Corbyn said that he *couldn't* stop Brexit, Keir Starmer says actually you could. This is why the Labour leadership doesn't want to talk about Brexit.
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Jennifer Rankin 21h
Brexit fatigue setting in in Brussels. One source says they have stopped reading British papers(!), because tired of 'cabinet deal imminent'/'cabinet deadlocked' story loop.
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Pippa Crerar 19h
Looks like ⁦⁩ has been busy this weekend
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George Parker 21h
The fact that cabinet ministers are briefing the BBC that they didn't much like the Chequers plan in July (but signed it off and have sat in the cabinet for four months since that meeting) might give a clue to how much backbone they are likely to have in the days ahead
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Pippa Crerar Nov 11
This just popped up in my timeline. Three years ago today. Seems like a lifetime ago!
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Pippa Crerar Nov 11
Not convinced this will go down particularly well with the majority of Tory MPs.
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Pippa Crerar Nov 11
Brexit: Theresa May's plan under siege from across Tory party - as the clock ticks on ⏰
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Emmanuel Macron Nov 11
Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism. Nationalism is a betrayal of patriotism. By putting our own interests first, with no regard for others, we erase the very thing that a nation holds dearest, and the thing that keeps it alive: its moral values.
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Mirror Politics Nov 10
Got something you'd love to ask ? Ahead of our exclusive interview with the Labour leader on Wednesday, you can submit your questions using
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Pippa Crerar Nov 11
Another day, another emphasis. Labour's constructive ambiguity on Brexit continues.
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Stewart Wood Nov 11
Speaking personally, I'd choose turning up to pay your respects to your country's fallen in an everyday raincoat over refusing to turn up to pay your respects to your country's fallen to keep your expensive raincoat dry. Every time.
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