“We were getting a lot of stories getting back, particularly from Central Europe, where people were saying ‘We’re going to be made second-class citizens’.”
“Thanks to the calamitous errors of two Conservative prime ministers in a row… we’re in this hell of a mess.”
The Prime Minister informs that house that more tower blocks have been found to have combustible cladding like Grenfell Tower.
Her Majesty presents the Government’s programme.
WATCH: Hannan says the EU interferes too much in everyday life. Another MEP then says he should be censured.
“I’m afraid that I don’t have the authority to sanction Mr Hannan, but if you send in your comment in writing we’ll take note of it of course.”
WATCH: May on the Finsbury Park attack. “There has been far too much tolerance of extremism…including Islamophobia”.
“This government will act to stamp out extremist and hateful ideology – both across society and on the internet, so it is denied a safe space to grow.”
“I’ve been here in Brussels today… to begin the next phase of our work to build a new, deep, and special partnership with the European Union.”
She explains that it’s “all a bit technical”, but that there’s “a lot of legislation to be got through”.
Ridge asks him if he’s “playing to the crowd”. He says Labour’s focusing on what’s necessary.
The Chancellor says “yes” when Marr asks if “we’re definitely leaving the EU”, and provides some clarification.
“Austerity is not a choice. Austerity is what happens when you have a deficit. And we still have one of £50 billion.”
The Prime Minister congratulates the Speaker on his re-election in the Commons today.
WATCH: Corbyn – “The Labour Party is ready to offer strong and stable leadership in the national interest”
“We all look forward to welcoming the Queen’s Speech just as soon as the Coalition of Chaos has been negotiated.”
He also insists that the Government is pursuing the “same strategic policy” over Brexit as it was before the election.
The Prime Minister says that she intends to serve a full term and is “getting on with the immediate job”.