You’ll need to pay close attention.
At PMQs on 29 October David Cameron promised there would be a vote on the European Arrest Warrant — viewed by the usual suspects as a tentacle of a creeping EU superstate — before the Rochester and Strood by-election.
When it came to the crunch in the last hour, however, Theresa May claimed that the EAW won’t need a proper vote as it doesn’t need to be ‘transposed in law’ — unlike other measures in the government’s motion, which are actually being debated and voted on.
May saying as MPs will be able to mention non-transposed measures like #EAW that's all ok. Tory MPs in open revolt now.
— Tony Grew (@ayestotheright) November 10, 2014
This intervention from Jacob Rees Mogg gives a flavour of what May is having to put up with from her own backbenchers:
Looks like Ed Miliband owes Theresa May a drink.