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Live Reporting

By Paul Seddon

All times stated are UK

  1. Recap: Johnson’s first full day as PM

    That’s where we are leaving our live coverage for this evening, as Boris Johnson’s first full day as the UK’s new prime minister draws to a close.

    Ministerial appointments are continuing, and you can find all the latest here.

    Earlier, Mr Johnson told the Commons the route to a new Brexit deal would be to persuade the EU to “abolish” the Irish border backstop plan in the current agreement.

    He also said EU citizens living in the UK would have their rights protected – but No 10 was unable to confirm this would be underpinned by new legislation.

    Labour's Jeremy Corbyn said people "do not trust" the new PM to deliver on his promises.

  2. Gibb to stay as schools minister

    Nick Gibb has just emerged from No 10, telling reporters he is staying as a schools minister at the Department for Education.

    "I'm delighted," he adds.

  3. First ministerial appointments made

    We've had the first of this evening's ministerial appointments confirmed.

    Pro-Brexit MP and Boris Johnson loyalist Nigel Adams has been made a minister at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.

    Lucy Frazer is appointed as a minister at the Ministry of Justice - she had held a more junior role there under Theresa May.

    Jesse Norman remains Financial Secretary to the Treasury.

  4. George Eustice arrives in Downing Street

    Also heading into see the prime minister is Leave-supporting MP George Eustice, who was an environment minister under Theresa May before he quit in March over her promise to allow MPs a vote on delaying Brexit.

  5. Kit Malthouse enters No 10

    Also spotted going into No 10 is Kit Malthouse, who had been serving as a housing minister under Theresa May.

    Mr Malthouse was made deputy mayor for policing by Boris Johnson when he was London mayor.

  6. Commons summer recess begins

    House of Commons


    Ceremonial mace

    The final debate has ended, and the ceremonial mace has been removed from the table in the House of Commons - meaning the parliamentary day is over.

    MPs are now officially on their summer break, and are due back in Westminster in September.

  7. Johnson and Juncker speak over the phone

    Jean-Claude Jucnker and Boris Johnson

    A European Commission spokesperson says Boris Johnson and outgoing Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker have spoken on the phone.

    Mr Juncker reiterated the EU's longstanding position that the current withdrawal deal is the only agreement possible with the UK.

    Mr Juncker added that the commission would analyse ideas put forward by the UK, as long as they are compatible with the existing withdrawal deal.

    He also told the PM the commission remained open to changing the language of the non-binding political declaration on future relations.

  8. MPs begin final debate before summer break

    House of Commons


    The end-of-term debate comes to an end, with Deputy Speaker Eleanor Laing concluding with a tribute to the work of House of Commons staff.

    "We really appreciate everything you all do in supporting us," she says.

    MPs move to today's closing debate, the last before the summer recess, which is on the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy.

  9. More photographs from this morning

    Parliament's photographer shares...

    Johnson points at the Opposition front bench
    Image caption: The new prime minister challenges Labour
    Jeremy Corbyn, Angela Raynor and Kier Starmer
    Image caption: Jeremy Corbyn listens before giving Labour's response to Boris Johnson's speech.
    Boris Johnson turns away from the dispatch box to face the benches behind him
    Image caption: Mr Johnson addresses his own MPs.
  10. Official pictures from Johnson's first speech

    Parliament's photographer shares these...

    Boris Johnson and John Bercow
    Image caption: The new prime minister enters the Commons and greets the Speaker.
    Boris Johnson, Dominic Raab, Pritti Patel and Sajid Javid
    Image caption: Mr Johnson flanked by his new top team.
  11. Commons debates continuing - for a bit

    House of Commons


    Some MPs are still in the Commons, with the summer recess looming. The forthcoming adjournment debate - sometimes known as the "end-of-term" debate - is taking place, ahead of the adjournment debate, following which the Commons is on holiday.

  12. Ex-PM spends first day off at the cricket

    BBC journalist tweets...

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    Former PM Theresa May is spending her first full day out of office at the cricket with her ex-chief of staff Gareth Barwell, ex-Business Secretary Greg Clark and ex-Justice Secretary David Gauke.

  13. Irish PM: No-deal Brexit is a British threat

    Leo Varadkar

    Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar has said the prospect of a no-deal Brexit is "a British threat".

    At a news conference after a meeting of his cabinet in County Donegal, Mr Varadkar said: "I hope the new UK prime minister hasn't chosen no deal, but that will be up to them."

    Asked if he thought Boris Johnson was bluffing about no deal, Mr Varadkar replied: "I don't know." He repeated that the position of Ireland and the EU "had not changed" and that "without the backstop there is no withdrawal agreement".