[Ed. – It’s looking less impossible than 24 hours ago. Three cheers for the Commons Speaker, and long live the EU’s impatience. Just pray. And put on your crash helmet.]
The best-laid plans of mice, men, and Theresa May often go awry — especially when the latter somehow overlooks a parliamentary rule in place for 415 years. Last night, May’s plan to bring another vote on her Brexit deal with the EU got halted in its tracks by Commons Speaker John Bercow, who ruled a second vote on the same question in the same session out of order. That derailed May’s plan to give Tories one last chance to avoid a significant delay in Brexit. …
Unfortunately for May, the EU is not in a waiting mood.