Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including the David Davis/Michel Barnier press conference at the end of the latest round of Brexit talks
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The SNP says the government is to blame for the lack of progress in the Brexit talks. This is from the SNP’s foreign affairs spokesman Stephen Gethins.
The worrying revelation from the EU’s chief negotiator that sufficient progress over key issues has not been made in order for talks to progress, highlights the brick wall approach that the UK government has taken in these negotiations offering little in the way of clarity.
The conclusion of this round of negotiations has revealed the utter irresponsibility and lack of preparedness on display from the UK government. It is as if they have not been in the same room, let alone on the same page as the EU officials in these negotiations.
It is not just Nigel Lawson calling for Philip Hammond to go. The backbench MP Nadine Dorries has also taken to Twitter to point out that she starting calling for him to be sacked some days ago.
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