Posted by on January 6, 2019 3:59 am
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The biggest poll since 2016 shows the mood in the country is polarising

As the former cabinet minister sat at home trying to enjoy the last few days of relative peace before parliament reconvenes, there was a knock at the door. It was an enterprising tradesman, handing out his card. “Need any work doing?” he asked. The Tory MP declined, but the tradesman was undeterred. “We’ve got some great deals – better than Theresa May’s!” The former minister had to laugh: “You know you’re in trouble when your deal has become a punchline.”

Despite a much-needed break in hostilities, the great Brexit battle has never been far away. And while the Christmas truce came as a blessed relief to many MPs, plotting among various factions across the political spectrum has well and truly resumed.

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