“Why do we need another two weeks? What is going to happen in another two weeks that couldn’t have happened up to now?”
It “forces the British people to take part in European elections, and gives up control of any of our borders, laws, money, or trade”.
“I hope that we will have an opportunity during the course of the next few days to unite and to support the Prime Minister.”
WATCH: Not me, Guv 1) Lidington – “I don’t think I’ve any wish to take over from the Prime Minister”
“One thing that working closely with her does is cure you completely of any lingering shred of ambition to want to do that task.”
WATCH: Duncan Smith – The leadership must be chosen by Party members, not in a “stitch-up” by a “cabal”
“If the answer is a caretaker, whether Mr Lidington or anybody else, what the hell was the question?”
WATCH: We “take note” of people choosing to march, but “what matters is 17.4 million at the ballot box”, Barclay argues
The Brexit Secretary issues a polite reminder that “ultimately the way people express their will” is by voting, not protesting.
Trickett argues that there are other topics, like crime, which voters want to talk about too.
WATCH: Hammond – I’d rule out No Deal and No Brexit, but a second referendum “deserves to be considered”
“I’m not sure that there’s a majority in Parliament…but it’s a coherent proposition”, the Chancellor tells Sky News.
The prisons minister decides to “be bold” and says that, if it comes to it, MPs should be free to express their genuine preferences on what’s next for Brexit.
“I know that MPs are frustrated too…and I am very grateful to all those MPs that I’ve been meeting across the House.”
May 22nd deadline if the deal passes. April 12th deadline if deal doesn’t pass. UK may then go for No Deal…or put forward an alternative plan.
Truth or bluff? “In case of a “no” vote or no, directly it will guide everybody to a no deal, for sure.”
“Brexit is the will of the British people, we need to deliver that.”
The Speaker offers a distillation of his signature style.
The Ribble Valley MP says that May’s neglect of her Northern Irish allies is one of the worst cases of political misjudgement he has witnessed in his career in the Commons.