Government of national unity announced

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Steve Beauchampe writes:

This was announced on the BBC and Sky News a few minutes ago (sorry, no link yet). Hope all the details are correct:

After talks late last night with ‘senior Con and Lab figures’ , a government of national unity is to be established to help get the country through the growing Brexit crisis. In conjunction with Privy Council, Speaker Bercow is to use powers invested in him by the Emergency Powers Act 1939 and parliament is to be prorogued with immediate effect with May and Corbyn effectively sidelined to help expedite these moves.

Revocation of Article 50 is to be temporarily suspended until at least December 31st 2020.

Now the real shocker: Tony Blair is to be fast-tracked back into parliament via peerage to lead, joined by Dominic Grieve, Philip Hammond, Jeremy Hunt, Anna Soubry, Chuka Umunna and Oliver Letwin, Other names being mentioned include Lord Adonis, the new Lord (David) Miliband, Amber Rudd, Jo…

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