Rolling coverage of the day’s political development as they happen, including Theresa May’s statement to MPs about the UK-EU Brexit deal
- David Davis’s LBC interview – Summary
- No 10 lobby briefing – Summary
Ed Miliband, the former Labour leader, asks how what May said to Leigh about regulatory autonomy is consistent with what the deal says about regulatory alignment in Ireland.
May says the point is that the UK parliament will get to decide what it wants to do.
Labour’s Chuka Umunna says senior civil servants have been told not to commit in writing any estimate of the impact of Brexit on their sectors. Is that true, and if so why?
No, says May. It is not true.