Brexit: EU must show flexibility, says Raab before Johnson-Juncker meeting - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s meeting with the European commission president Jean-Claude Juncker 10.07am BST In an interview with the Today programme Jo Swinson, the Lib Dem leader,...

Brexit: EU must show flexibility, says Raab before Johnson-Juncker meeting - live news

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Boris Johnson’s meeting with the European commission president Jean-Claude Juncker

In an interview with the Today programme Jo Swinson, the Lib Dem leader, defended her party’s decision to go into the next election promising to revoke Brexit without a referendum if it won a majority. She said:

I absolutely am determined that we keep our place in the EU. And I have not given up. I still believe we can stop Brexit.

The Belgian foreign minister, Didier Reynders, has said Boris Johnson needs to put forward concrete proposals for a revised Brexit deal at the European Council meeting in October. Reynders said:

It is very difficult to react without any concrete proposals so we will see if it’s possible for Michel Barnier to receive something in the next days or in the next hours.

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