“The more cheaply we can buy goods and services… the more we free up time for our people to make, and sell, and buy, and invent things.”
“Let us aim for that glorious vision of Lancaster House…not the miserable, permanent limbo of Chequers, not the democratic disaster of ongoing harmonisation.”
Our Executive Editor notes that while Opposition MPs continue to criticise the failings of their Party, they still haven’t actually done anything about it.
WATCH: Davis’s first speech since his resignation. The UK/Ireland land border problem is “eminently soluble”.
The former Brexit Secretary says that the province has only six ports, and that this is key to resolving some of the difficulties
WATCH: Soubry says that Brexiteers with gold-plated pensions and inherited wealth are prepared to sacrifice her constituents’ jobs
“What they have said in those private conversations is that the loss of those hundreds of thousands of jobs will be worth it.”
WATCH: Brexit. We need to deliver on our manifesto commitments and guarantee prosperity, says Walker
A surviving DexEU Minister from David Davis’ team says that he’s glad to hear that Rees-Mogg will be supporting the Customs Bill.
Every Opposition needs a way of maintaining flexibility as it manoeuvres to bring down the Government – and this is Team Corbyn’s.
“In my view, and that of most Brexiteers, head and heart come together. Brexit is enormously positive – and enormous opportunity for the country.”
“The very fact that people think they might do this is utterly destructive, utterly unnecessary, and they should back her to the hilt.”
“We had a choice. We could’ve said let’s stick where we are and see what happens, and risk ending up with a chaotic leaving…or we can look at an alternative proposal.”
The President says that the Prime Minister may yet take his advice about the talks – but she can’t just walk away.
WATCH: “Boris Johnson would be a great Prime Minister.” Trump at his joint press conference with May.
“I also said that this incredible woman here is doing a fantastic job.” He adds that Johnson says he’s doing a great job and “I am doing a great job”.
He says that May is “a total professional” and said to him in response: “Don’t worry – it’s only the press…I thought that was very professional.”
WATCH: Juncker drunker? The apparently sozzled EU President is kept on his feet by colleagues at the NATO summit.
Trump strolls past with less than a half-glance.
The President’s arrivals seems unlikely to pour any oil on the moment’s troubled waters.