David Davis and Michel Barnier start Brexit talks - Politics live

Rolling coverage of all the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s press conference with the Irish PM and David Davis and Michel Barnier starting the Brexit negotiations in Brussels. 10.12am BST Here is more on the opening of the talks between David Davis and Michel Barnier.From my colleague Jennifer RankinAnd we are off. pic.twitter.com/Yx0hP1G0YjDavid Davis: will undoubtedly be challenging times ahead, emphasises will start with constructive tone.@MichelBarnier makes clear priority is EU citizens, hopes to make positive report to EU leaders atsummit end of week.Opening statements from Davis and Barnier largely as expected, non-specific, cautious, trying to set a positive tone.Barnier says today is about sorting a time table. Talks about talks. #brexitNo questions taken by Barnier and Davis for now.Barnier says he hopes today to agree with DD 'priorities and timetable' for Brexit talksDD: "There is more that unites us than divides us" 10.00am BST The Brexit talks are starting. This is from my colleague Daniel Boffey.pic.twitter.com/j8gTQN4ztz Continue reading... ...
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