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John Bercow suggests ‘procedural creativity’ to stop no-deal Brexit as DUP insists it is opposed to deal to make Northern Ireland different from the UK 9.38am BST Jeremy Corbyn has urged people to register to vote. As a spur he claims that Boris Johnson team have admitted they want to fix the date of the election to make it harder for people to register.We’re ready. Are you?

Register to vote today: Related: Momentum launches digital tool to help students register to vote 9.30am BST Here’s some highbrow reaction to Bernard Jenkin’s claim that that Speaker Bercow is leading a “majoritarian dictatorship” against Brexit (see earlier). comical to hear Bernard Jenkins complaining about a “majoritarian dictatorship” in Commons led by wicked Speaker when majoritarian diktat ( as warned by Mill) is precisely what has been gvt policy since ReferendumSir Bernard Jenkins is completely out of his depth. Democracy is about permanent discussion, deliberation and the construction of majorities. To describe a cross-party majority in the House of Commons as “majoritarian dictatorship “ is a baby crying when he doesn’t get his way. Continue reading…

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