“For us in the UK we can deliver a real Brexit that delivers our objectives…and we leave whole and entire on October 31.”
He says again that there is no need for any further prolongation, and that the deal is about people and peace.
The Taoiseach adds that the deal finalised today “creates a unique solution for Northern Ireland”.
“If we have a deal we have a deal. And there is no need for any kind of prolongation. That’s not only the British view that’s my view too.”
Pressed as to whether a letter will be sent, the Brexit Secretary adds that the “legislative requirements” will be met.
WATCH: Foster – Any deal must respect “the constitutional and economic place of Northern Ireland within the United Kingdom”
“It is important that we do work together to get a deal and we will certainly be working with the Government to try to make that happen.”
The ERG Chairman says that it’s impossible for him to take a firm view “until we’ve seen the legal text of the deal”.
“Does he know of any policy decision by any ally which has so undermined our security partnership and empowered our enemies?” “No…”
WATCH: Queen’s Speech debate 2) Corbyn – This Government has “a majority of minus 45 and a 100 per cent record of defeat”
“We may only be a few weeks away from the first Queen’s Speech of a Labour Government…the most radical programme in modern times.”
“His policy on cake is neither having it nor eating it, and frankly I fear for this political health.”
“My Government’s priority has always been to secure the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union on the 31st of October.”
“Scotland’s best interests depend on being independent and in charge of our own future.”
WATCH: Patel stonewalls on the American diplomat’s wife, the Harry Dunn death, immunity – and extradition
“It very much seems that the lady in question wants to start co-operating with the investigations.”
WATCH: Long-Bailey contradicts Corbyn. She suggests there should be a referendum before an election.
“She explains that she has been “on a journey” – and has come round to the idea of a public vote.
He described the proposed Customs Partnership at the time as “completely cretinous”, “impractical”, “bureaucratic” and “a betrayal of common sense”.