5 Things Boris Johnson Said About Brexit At Prime Minister’s Questions That Weren’t Really True

Boris Johnson stood up at Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday, just hours after MPs rejected his timetable to ram his Brexit deal through parliament by October 31.


Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) as-it-happened, David Lidington and Emily Thornberry clash

That was a pretty sombre PMQs, marked by the death of Lyra McKee in Northern Ireland and the Easter weekend attacks in Sri Lanka.

Emily Thornberry and David Lidington both condemned the killings, although Thornberry said the unrest in Derry made a fresh case for the Government to solve the Northern Ireland Brexit border problem.

There was some low-level back-and-forth about Brexit talks, with both sides condemning the other for not giving ground in the attempt to find a deal.

A few Conservative MPs warned about the ongoing Brexit delay – while Lidington faced a grilling from both sides of the House on climate change, acknowledging the UK had “more to do” to tackle the problem. And that’s your lot.