Laura Kuenssberg

Laura Kuenssberg


Political Editor, BBC - 140 characters doesn't tell a whole story, and retweets represent something worth a read, not my own or the BBC's view!

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Philip Hammond’s proposals this week for a revised Brexit deal might not be entirely unconnected to this... 🧐

Varadkar also says he hopes that today's talks provide the basis for negotiations to get going properly in Brussels again

Varadkar says he can see a way of a deal being done this month but there is 'many a slip between cup and lip'

#brexitcast -ers thanks for your questions... short of time in the recording to respond, (too much politics, babies and disco which will become obvious at 11.35 o @BBCOne  and 9.30 o @BBCNews  ) so we'll try to answer a few of them on here

This is really contentious - Johnson's allies (and some MPs) believe he can write a political letter complaining about the situation that doesn't infringe on the legal letter that the Benn Act requires the govt to send - but there will be a big row if he does

Brexit: Something has changed - but there are miles to go before a deal

After lots of days that could be decisive, here comes another one .... summit starts in less than a week - today need to go well for any chance of a deal

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So far... in these elections the combined tally for the two parties in favour of no deal, the Brexit Party and UKIP amounts to 35% - combined tally for the pro Second Referendum parties is 40%.

Senior tory tells me Brexiteer anger so high that seems likely there will be a call for no confidence vote tomorrow - letters going in -

Tony Hall has overturned the decision about Naga Munchetty - he's looked personally at the decision and says her words did not merit a complaint being upheld against her

Hearing that SirGraham Brady has asked to see the PM after #pmqs  tmrw, and multiple sources, including senior tories and a cabinet minister, telling us tonight they believe the threshold of 48 letters has been reached - v unlikely to be any confirmation until tomorrow

Ouch - Minister on PM’s decision to ask only for short delay - ‘Weak, weak, weak. Substantially increases the risk of no deal. Her most craven surrender to the hardliners yet. She knows this is the wrong choice for the country but she’s putting her short term interests first.’

'The court is bound to conclude the decision to advise her Majesty to prorogue Parliament was unlawful' - wow

Here is the full regional breakdown of the economic impact assessments that MPs have now been able to see

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