Rolling updates on the day’s political developments, including PM’s Grenfell statement, PMQs and Amber Rudd saying she won’t contest 12 December election Full report: Grenfell survivors welcome damning inquiry report 6.04pm GMT 5.55pm GMT The disclosure from Adam Price, the Plaid Cymru leader, that his party may agree to form pro-remain pacts with other anti-Brexit parties such as the Lib Dems in certain seats (see 4.52pm) raises the question about the role in Scotland of Westminster’s largest anti-Brexit force: the Scottish National party.The Lib Dems are explicitly ruling out any deals with the SNP, even though Nicola Sturgeon’s party has 35 MPs now and could well have nearer 50 after election day. It is, on the face of it, a curious decision. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2019/oct/30/lords-to-debate-boris-johnsons-early-election-bill-after-brexit-deadlock-live
Author : Andrew Sparrow (now); Mattha Busby and Kate Lyons (earlier)
Publish date : 2019-10-30 18:04:01
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