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I’m just back from the Number 10 lobby briefing. It was thin gruel on the news front, although there was a line on Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, and Downing Street said that David Davis will be making a Commons statement about Brexit later.
Iain Duncan Smith, the Conservative former work and pensions secretary and Brexit enthusiast, told the BBC this morning that he thought Labour’s stance on Brexit was shifting. Referring to Sir Keir Starmer’s transition demands (see 10am), he said:
Staying inside the court of justice would actually be tantamount to staying within the European Union.