EU withdrawal deal is 95% settled, Theresa May to tell Commons | Politics

Theresa May will tell the Commons on Monday that 95% of the Brexit withdrawal agreement and its protocols are settled as she seeks to demonstrate to anxious MPs in her own party that she is making headway in the increasingly fraught divorce talks. The prime minister is expected to confirm she has resolved with the …

Britons may need visas to visit France after no-deal Brexit, says Paris as draft law published – Politics live | Politics

In one central question, the question of the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland, there is as yet unfortunately no breakthrough. We’re not just talking here about the integrity of the single market, but the preservation of the Good Friday agreement which ended violence on the island 20 years ago. Everyone who’s ever been involved …

Theresa May gives statement to MPs over state of Brexit talks – Politics live | Politics

11.23am EDT11:23 Labour’s Angela Eagle asks May if she agrees with Sammy Wilson that a no deal Brexit is almost inevitable. May says she is working for a good deal. 11.19am EDT11:19 Chris Leslie, the Labour MP, says May is dancing to the tune of the Tory Brexiters. Will May agree to respect any vote …

Labour: Margaret Hodge faces disciplinary action for calling Corbyn antisemitic – Politics live | Politics

SNP Westminster boss Ian Blackford says the PM caved into her Brexiteer MPs on Monday – while the PM tries to laugh it off. He says the PM has put her party interest before those of the country and ask if the events this week make a no deal more likely. The PM says negotiations …

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn clash over NHS funding at PMQs – Politics live | Politics

7.21am EDT07:21 Corbyn says under Labour the NHS increase would be 5% this year. And what is her offer – a promise without saying where any of it would come from, apart from phantom taxes Hammond is presumably dreaming up now. But there is a human element to this. He quotes from a letter from …

SNP MPs walk out of Commons in protest over Brexit debate | Politics

Prime minister’s questions descended into pandemonium in the Commons after Scottish National party MPs walked out en masse as part of a protest over the lack of time given to debate devolution issues connected to Brexit. The party’s Westminster leader, Ian Blackford, was ejected on Wednesday for repeatedly refusing to sit down after the Speaker, …

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 …