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PMQs: Corbyn and May on Brexit and car industry

The Labour leader asks for the “certainty” of a customs union to protect UK jobs and industry. But the prime minister told him that employment figures were at a record high, and unemployment figures the lowest since the 1970s, while 96% of new jobs were full time opportunities. Live updates in text, video and images […]

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PMQs: The verdict

Image copyright HOC Theresa May went head-to-head with Jeremy Corbyn in the House of Commons. Here’s what happened. All eyes were on the three Conservative defectors who took their seats next to their new, former Labour, colleagues on the opposition benches for the first time. But it was business as usual for Theresa May and […]

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In full: Tory MPs' resignation letter

Image copyright PA MPs Anna Soubry, Sarah Wollaston and Heidi Allen have written to the prime minister to resign from the Conservative Party. Here is their letter. Dear Prime Minster It is with regret that we are writing to resign the Conservative whip and our membership of the Party. We voted for you as Leader […]