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PM starts by attempting to re-writing the history of the UK and the EU.
She's still talking about protecting Just in Time production, which requires SM+CU to work properly.

I'd really avoid mentioning that if I were her.
On information sharing, still taking the line that she's taken since she was Home Secretary that we can opt out of everything and opt back into what we want.
"What would the 52% think if they were ignored". Erm, the whole of UK politics and most of the machinery of government has been devoted exclusively for 2 1/2 years to not ignoring them.
Just listening while pottering and commenting when I fancy BTW. Recommend following @IanDunt for proper live tweeting.
Claiming a 2nd ref causes more division. I'd say taking the biggest step the UK has taken in peacetime, which will make everyone poorer, while we know most people don't want it anymore, would be more divisive,
Basically saying, you voted for this, and we're going to deliver it whether you like it or not.
PM still saying it fully protects rights of the @The3Million and @BritishInEurope to live as they do now. It doesn't. If she'd met with either group, she'd know that, but she has refused to, as have all DExEU SoSs.
As an aside, my 2 year old has just farted, and, when I congratulated him, he said "Thanks papa". Beautiful parental moment.
Somebody up now (I miss who), asking for goodwill from the EU27 on ending the backstop. Bit late to ask for goodwill now after hurling insults at their citizens, calling them the EUSSR, and trying to go back on earlier agreements, to be honest.
PM actually making the, correct in my view, point that allowing a UK wide CU was a concession from EU27 that benefits UK.
Paraphrasing, PM says >80% of GE '17 vote went to parties that supported brexit. Hard to see Labour ever being forgiven for enabling her to say that unless this is stopped.
"We have secured the broadest security partnership in the history of the EU"

Er, no we haven't. We haven't secured anything.
May admitting that the balance of obligations vs market access is open in the Political Declaration.
But claiming the objective is Frictionless Trade, which is not mentioned in the Political Declaration, and which EU27 have said (along with everyone else) that Frictionless Trade requires the SM+CU that she's ruled out.
This a misleading claim.
Simultaneously saying that the Political Declaration is detailed while simultaneously claiming it allows a spectrum of outcomes.
Buying off the HoC with promises of better and more consultation on the Future Relationship in the next Phase. Hilary Benn asking what votes Parl will get. PM not saying.
Now claiming the Deal has all of the benefits of a Customs Union, but allows independent trade policy. The latter is true, but the former is nonsense.
OMG. Claiming Labour has not been straight with the public. That's arguable, but the gall of saying this when she said a trade deal would be done by now and that Frictionless trade is possible with her red lines.
Now saying that Workers' Rights will be enhanced by Brexit. a) that depends on whether you believe her and b) EU labour standards are minimums. Govt could have enhanced them further at any time.
PM: "The only way to avoid No Deal is to agree a deal". Erm, I think the ECJ are going to disagree with you there.
Big cheer when May says there's a risk of no Brexit.
Sarah Woolaston: Will PM rule out No Deal? PM: The way to avoid no deal is to support the deal.

Not the only way though. A Ratify vs Remain ref would effectively rule out no deal.
PM on Final SayReferendum: What would that say about our democracy?

It would say that it was a democracy.
End to free movement "once and for all" again top of the list of benefits of the deal. FFS.
On about Security again.

Yes, there'll be a partnership. Yes, it'll be close. No, it can't and won't be as seamless and effective as it is now.
"Politics is about listening to people from all sides and then doing what's best for the country."

Can she hear herself? Really? listened? Best for the Country? Tcha!
Well, I'm never doing this again. Nothing new that we haven't heard from the script in the last week. At least I have an aide memoire for Cakewatch recording tonight,
PS., Corbyn now doing pretty well, but others are tweeting it and dinner's ready.
Actually, he's quite right. She could have looked for consensus and chose to do the opposite.
Corbyn on shaky ground on the Backstop I think. Agree it isn't taking back control, but any WA would need a backstop, and any Backstop would not be able to be unilaterally ended by the UK.
Also maintaining the charade that she or another govt can get a better deal. The future relationship maybe, but not the WA. That's not going to be renegotiated. This is a rare thing May is right about, so bad to focus on it.
Corbyn asked if EU Membership is a better deal. Refuses to say yes or no.
Sorry, not "refuses". I hate it when people do that. Should have said he didn't answer.
Corbyn making a stout defence of the Conference motion, but only as far as the election bit. Still, he did defend the motion.
Simultaneously using simultaneously unnecessarily,
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