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    Takeaways from today:
    1. Actual Opposition. united on Brexit with 170 qs, agreed line on accepting result, Corbyn prepped, Starmer effective

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    2. More than enough concerned backbench Tories putting head above parapet - not all got to speak - more than majority

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    3. Withering respected ex-Ministers re CPC, directly criticising - lack of cabinet consultation on A50 timing etc Morgan/Perry/Clarke

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    4. First time, after a summer honeymoon, Opposition politicians have got stuck in to the PM's personal electoral mandate or lack thereof

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    5. ex-AG Dominic Grieve's comments alone extraordinary. Concerns about whole basis of contracts and rule of law and decrying No 10 "diktat"

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    6. It was the whole framing of the announcements at CPC that have yielded this @HouseofCommons moment, and it's not going away now

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    7. LAbour, Tory sceptics, Clegg, Chancellor, business all using same language of "no one voted Brexit for people to lose jobs"

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    8. CPC genuinely had impact on biz confidence - reps in Brum staggered at gloating nature of hard Brexit fans, activated contingency plans

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    9. Sterling fall, gilt yield rise, politic uncertainty feeding off each other. Buying a (false) story of a Brexit vote, selling Davis speech

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    10. Right now can't see how govt won't be obliged to publish outline negotiation terms/ sectoral economic analyses & prob have vote too

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    11. Don't forget the court case tomorrow - attorney general vs Lord Pannick. Rees Mogg says he expects an A50 vote anyway

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    12. Marmite. Impact of sterling devaluation on inflation starting to be seen quicker than I'd thought.

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