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Summary

  1. First Secretary Damian Green takes PMQs
  2. Emily Thornberry stands in for Jeremy Corbyn
  3. Both seem to enjoy the spotlight
  4. They clash over Brexit 'no deal' plans
  5. King and Queen of Spain on state visit
  6. Parties clash over abuse faced by MPs

Live Reporting

By Aiden James and Brian Wheeler

All times stated are UK

  1. Catch-up with the key PMQs clips

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  2. Boris Johnson accused of 'flippancy'

    Pro-EU campaigners have weighed in on Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson following EU negotiator Michel Barnier's remarks earlier (read about them here).

    Mr Barnier reacted to Mr Johnson's "go whistle" remarks about the UK's divorce bill by saying: "I'm not hearing any whistling. Just the clock ticking."

    Here's what Labour MP Ben Bradshaw, of the Open Britain campaign group, has said in response.

    Quote Message: Barnier’s comments today show that Boris Johnson’s flippancy and rudeness is undermining our interests."
  3. Grenfell suffering 'beyond imagining' - Damian Green

    Grenfell Tower fire debate

    House of Commons

    Parliament

    Damian Green

    The main business of the day, a general debate on the inquiry on the Grenfell Tower fire, is now under way in the House of Commons.

    First Secretary of State Damian Green kicks off the debate, saying that words feel inadequate in expressing sympathy to those whose suffering is "beyond imagining".

    This debate provides an opportunity for Parliament to express its views about the scope of the inquiry before the terms of reference are set.

  4. Patel: Accusations of violations by Iraqi-led forces should be investigated

    Mosul statement

    House of Commons

    Parliament

    Ms Osamor also raises the Amnesty International report published yesterday, which accuses the Iraqi-led forces of using unnecessarily powerful weapons during the fighting.

    The report also cites major abuses by IS, including the use of human shields and summary executions.

    The international development secretary says it is important to stress the security forces and coalition have made "every effort" to protect civilians.

    She says that any accusations need to be "thoroughly and transparently" investigated, and those found responsible held to account.

  5. Labour MP announces crowd-sourced Bill

    The Daily Politics

    Chris Bryant

    Labour MP Chris Bryant will bid to introduce a new criminal offence of attacking a member of the emergency services while they are doing their job.

    The proposal was chosen by a public vote after Mr Bryant came top of the private members' bill ballot - a chance for backbenchers to introduce new laws.

    He put six ideas to the public vote and the emergency services bill came top with 10,764 votes, ahead of a plan to help refugee families, he tells the Daily Politics.

    He said ambulance workers, fire fighters and others had been attacked in recent years "and the law simply isn't strong enough to protect them".

  6. Brexit payment from UK 'not a ransom'

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    Video caption: Barnier: Brexit payment from UK 'not a ransom'

    The EU chief negotiator says the UK is being asked for what it has "legally undertaken to provide".

  7. UK 'could pay for access to single market'

    The Daily Politics

    Paying for single market access might be an option for the government, says Laura Kuenssberg, because ministers have consistently refused to rule it out.

  8. 'Public would not accept £100bn Brexit divorce bill'

    The Daily Politics

    Labour MP Jack Dromey hints at a Brexit "red line" for Labour, saying the public would find a £100bn EU divorce bill "unacceptable".

    But he suggests the UK could pay for continued access to the single market.

    He also stresses that his party would "never contemplate walking away from the table", as the Conservatives have said they would if there was a "bad" deal on offer.

    Conservative minister David Gauke refuses to rule out paying for continued access to the single market.

  9. Labour praises government action

    Mosul statement

    House of Commons

    Parliament

    Kate Osamor

    Shadow international development secretary Kate Osamor welcomes the statement and joins Priti Patel in praising Iraqi soldiers.

    She says she wants to pay "particular tribute" to the UK government's role in the country and says the UK's continued role and the significant funding commitments outlined in the statement "will save lives" and help rebuild Mosul.

    Ms Osamor says the government must focus not only on rebuilding but on rehousing those displaced by the violence, in Mosul and elsewhere in Iraq.

  10. Iraq must address grievances

    Mosul statement

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    Parliament

    The International Development Secretary Priti Patel says the Iraqi government must address grievances that led to the rise of the terrorist group IS.

    In this aim, the UK will be "steadfast" in its support for the government of Iraq to drive forward reform and reconciliation in the country.

  11. Brexit risk report could have an impact

    The Daily Politics

    The publication of an Office for Budget Responsbility report on fiscal risks tomorrow, as revealed by Damian Green, could be significant, suggests Laura Kuenssberg.

    "We are going to get an independent assessment of the varous different outcomes of whatever happens with Brexit," she adds.

    These could be numbers "that have an impact in this debate", she adds, particularly as there a "range of opinions" among ministers on Brexit, as Emily Thornberry highlighted at PMQs.

  12. Patel outlines aid support for Mosul

    Mosul statement

    House of Commons

    Parliament

    Priti Patel

    Priti Patel says that victory in Mosul comes after three years of fear, executions, abductions, destruction, and forced marriages under so-called Islamic State.

    It is a "great victory" for the people of Iraq and "a great stride forward" in global security, she says, and praises Iraqi and Kurdish forces for their "courage and sacrifice" and in acting to reduce civilian casualties "wherever they could".

    She warns however that we must be "realistic" about the challenges ahead.

    The UK has been at the forefront of the humanitarian response, she says, and tells MPs that UK aid to Mosul will be £40m this year, bringing the total commitment in Iraq up to £209m since 2014.

  13. Mosul statement under way

    Mosul statement

    House of Commons

    Parliament

    International Development Secretary Priti Patel is now giving a statement on the humanitarian situation in the city of Mosul, Iraq.

  14. Stand-ins 'enjoyed' turn in spotlight

    The Daily Politics

    Damian Green and Emily Thornberry are both experienced performers at the despatch box and appeared to be "really enjoying" standing in for their leaders even if their exchanges didn't get us anywhere, says BBC Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg