David Davis has resigned over May’s Brexit that isn’t Brexit proposal. Supposedly, this is a big deal. If you believe the very excited chatter on social media then Theresa May would appear to have the political life expectancy of an ice cube in a blast furnace. I’m not so sure if that’s true or if she is all that concerned about her career. Let’s face it, Brexit was never going to be easy or painless. The EU made that abundantly clear during the referendum campaign. (Yet many people seem to not have noticed this at all. We’re they asleep?) That didn’t bother me as I felt, and still do feel, that the relatively short term pain was worth it in[…]

The interesting times continue for British politics… In the Labour corner….. We have Jeremy Corbyn at bay. His MPs mostly queuing up to slide the metaphorical blade into his back. The rank and file Labour supporters, apparently, like Corbyn, his “old” Labour approach and are seen as the insurmountable barrier to the removal of The Big C. In the Tory corner…. We have a bit of girl on girl action as May and Leadsom battle it out for the heart of the Conservative Party. May is seen as the dull pair of dependable hands and Leadsom is seen as more in touch with the Tory rank and file – who seem to be far more right wing than the average[…]