Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including German chancellor telling PM Northern Ireland must stay in customs union for a deal
- Full report: Boris Johnson ready to give up on Brexit deal
- No 10 memo threatening EU states over extension ‘is shaming’
- Unofficial No 10 briefing on Brexit – Summary and analysis
The government has just published a 155-page “No Deal Readiness Report” (pdf).
This is from Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister.
The UK government’s attempt to shift the blame for the Brexit fiasco to anyone but themselves – today it’s Merkel – is pathetically transparent.