He is challenged over claims that coronavirus disruption is giving the Government ‘cover’ to pursue a no-deal exit.
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“But I have to say that this is not going to be a silver bullet…we have a testing system that is barely serviceable.”
“There’s a good deal there for the EU – we’d love to that free trade agreement, but if not we’ll fall back on Australian-style rules.”
WATCH: The idea that Britain will revisit Brexit within two or three years is “for the birds”, says Davey
“The issue is can we have good relations with our European neighbours…I want to be as close to them as possible.”
WATCH: Abbott on whether Starmer took a left line to win the Labour leadership. “I couldn’t possibly comment.”
Specifically, she’s asked whether he “was happy to appear more pro-Corbyn during the leadership election to try and get votes?”
WATCH: Raab on Spain – A “real time response” was right; anything else would have created “uncertainty”
“It would be far worse either to muddy the waters or to hold back and delay from taking the measures when we need to take them”.
“We’ve said there won’t be business as usual after Covid-19, and we’re working with our international partners to get a proper independent review.”
The Shadow Foreign Secretary says that Begum should either have been legally excluded or tried here.
The Chancellor of the Duchy suggests that the peak of the crisis will come earlier if people keep observing social distancing.
He adds that the coronavirus is an example of politicians, civil servants and doctors pulling together.
WATCH: “It’s becoming a bit interminable, I have to say.” McDonnell on Labour’s leadership election.
The Shadow Chancellor sticks to his guns by claiming that Long-Bailey can still pull off a win.
WATCH: Foster – “It’s difficult to see” how there can not be checks between Great Britain and Northern Ireland
“He told one of my colleagues in the House of Commons that emphatically there would not be checks.”
“Labour has a problem – and it’s partly because the structure of our vote has been changing over ten years.”
WATCH: Raab says Barnier is wrong about border checks between the UK and EU – if the latter meets its commitments
[Checks are] “directly in conflict not only with the Withddrawal Agreement but with undertakings in the Political Declaration”.
WATCH: Lord Berkeley claims that HS2 is out of control financially – and that figures have been fiddled
“I believe that Parliament has been misled because the costs were clearly known to the Department of Transport and I believe Ministers three or four years ago.”