Whatever happened to party unity?

In Italy, the Minister of Finance is being threatened by his coalition partners with a ‘mega vendetta’ if his Treasury officials cannot find money from their spending promises.

In Germany Mrs Merkel’s close supporter Volker Kauder has been defeated after 13 years as leader of the CDU/CSU parliamentary caucus.

In the UK Labour’s Brexit spokesman Keir Starmer appears to have defied their Treasury spokesman John McDonnell by insisting that Remain can be on the ballot paper for a referendum.

And I haven’t even mentioned the UK’s Conservative Party…..