It already seems like ages ago since June 8th, when Labour supporters rallied round Jeremy Corbyn as if he had just won that month's general election. Buoyed by an increase in the number of MPs his party managed to elect and the Tories being reduced to governing as a minority, the Labour leader appeared on the stage at Glastonbury last weekend to gloat that he will be Prime Minister in 6 months' time.

'Labour's methods of defeating the Government seem to change all the time.'

Like their views on Brexit, Labour's methods of defeating the Government seem to change all the time.

First shadow chancellor John McDonnell urged people to revolt on the streets and overthrow the Conservatives, and now Mr. Corbyn hopes he can achieve that aim in Parliament by defeating the Tories on the Queen's Speech. He no doubt hoped that the DUP would prove to be unreliable allies and sacrifice the Conservatives to an ambush of left-wing MPs. Sadly for the Labour leader, he has been embarrassed and defeated in the House of Commons, and this is only day one of the Tory-DUP pact. Of course, there is one more vote on the Queen's Speech the Government must survive today to solidify the strength of this alliance, but if all measures can achieve this much support, Labour's chances of defeating the Tories will be quickly short-lived.

There have been many comparisons between this year's general election and 1974's, where the latter forced Harold Wilson to go to the polls again to win a substantial majority. Many commentators believe Mrs May might have to make the same decision. But if the DUP's voting habits remain consistent, it is safe to say: 'No Mr. Corbyn, you will not be Prime Minister in 6 months' time.'