Brexit secretary David Davis steps down in blow to PM – live updates | Politics

7.37pm EDT19:37 Theresa May has a big day ahead of her. She is set to meet the conservative parliamentary party on Monday evening. Christopher Hope (@christopherhope) Theresa May is still meant to meet with her entire Parliamentary party tonight at 6.45pm. Today will be HUGE. July 8, 2018 Christopher Hope (@christopherhope) Sources say Eurosceptic Tory …

Brexit: Justice minister Phillip Lee resigns ahead of key debate – Politics live | Politics

Another big parliamentary challenge for Brexit is coming this afternoon, but Theresa May will be more optimistic than might have been expected a few weeks ago, when the House of Lords was merrily rewriting her EU withdrawal bill to give it much more of a remain flavour and the prospect of all those defeats being …

Senior EU leaders cast doubt on UK's Brexit backstop plan – Politics live

Michel Barnier joined by Guy Verhofstadt in questioning plan unveiled on Thursday. Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen Government Brexit backstop plan – Snap summary and analysis Barnier raises doubts about UK Brexit backstop plan 4.41pm BST This is from Bloomberg’s Ian Wishart. EU27 diplomat I spoke to described the UK’s …