“As for Chequers, I’m afraid it’s got ‘fudge’ written all over it.” The Prime Minister has gone to “extraordinary lengths” to avoid a union.
She says she has been talking to Merkel and others about increasing the pace on both sides of the negotiation.
“Showing a combination of angry rhetoric and then irresolution in the talks has been the worst possible combination.”
The Prime Minister says that she has ‘developed her view’ on gay rights, and wants to be seen as “an ally of the LGBT community”.
“If you put a lot of options down on the table, of course all they’ll do is shop around bits here and there and you’ll end up retreating into the worst position for us.”
“I think there will be a good deal, but I can’t pretend that there is a deal now that’s in our back pocket and we’re just going through the motions.”
The Labour leader wants it “made readily available as quickly as possible” – but won’t be drawn on recreational use.
The former Chair of Vote Leave explains why she and other Brexiteers are willing to consider a longer transition period if the reason behind for it is clear.
The Housing Secretary says that trade, security, and avoiding a hard border in Northern Ireland are the priorities.
The Speaker announces the news in the Commons to cheers from the Conservative benches.
The former Trade Minister who resigned over expansion argues that the size of London requires more than one hub.
“You are living in a fantasy land: we’ve had a referendum, we voted to Leave – we’re leaving the EU!”
“Why don’t you press the European Union to get a good trade deal with the United Kingdom?”
“The more that we undermine Theresa May the more likely we are to end up with a fudge, which would be an absolute disaster for everyone.”
“If we have not got a deal that’s good for Britain. If there were attempts to keep us in the Customs Union or the Single Market then we would have to have no deal.”