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Theresa May has met David Davis in her office in parliament, which sits at the back of the speakers’ chair. Several cabinet ministers and senior Tories were also in the surrounding corridors and the discussions appeared to go on for some time.
Shortly before David Davis and the PM departed back towards Downing Street, two of Davis’ senior aides, Tim Smith and Stewart Jackson went into the room looking sombre. One senior Tory said there would be “no resignations” but said concerns about the phrasing of the time limit.
Govt sources later said the backstop plan *will* be published today