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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- Commons international trade questions – summary
- Davis/Barnier press conference – summary and analysis
- Afternoon summary
What I can say to all members is of course, there are some 300 amendments and 54 new clauses being proposed, quite rightly, by members who have very real concerns about the bill.
Those are being closely evaluated. That is taking a bit of time to have proper, thoughtful, well considered responses to those.
The CBI is also calling for measures to be taken to revive the Brexit talks. Carolyn Fairbairn, its director general, said:
With negotiations at such a vital juncture, talk of a deadlock will be deeply concerning to many businesses in the UK and the rest of Europe.
Both sides must show the leadership and determination to get the talks moving more quickly because jobs and investment across Europe depend upon it.