HERE is your daily briefing on all the Brexit news from the past 12 hours. 

Boris Johnson and Jeremy Corbyn went head to head during PMQs and John Bercow stepped down as speaker.

 Boris in yesterday's Prime Minister's Questions

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Boris in yesterday’s Prime Minister’s QuestionsCredit: AFP or licensors

Jeremy Corbyn and Boris Johnson clash

The pair battled it out over the NHS, Brexit and leadership.

Mr Corbyn said voters had a “once in a generation” chance to save the NHS, which was in “greater danger” than at any time in its history.

But the PM warned of “economic catastrophe” if Labour got into power.

John Bercow bid an emotional farewell in the commons

After a decade as speaker in the House of Commons, John Bercow held Prime Minister’s Questions for the last time.

Mr Johnson used Bercow’s final Prime Minister’s Questions to pay a tongue-in-cheek tribute to the Speaker, who has repeatedly clashed with Tories over what they see as his pro-Remain bias.

He clashed repeatedly with David Cameron and Tory plot to oust him days before the 2015 General Election failed while this Parliament has seen run-ins with many Conservatives.

The Prime Minister alluded to Bercow’s teenage tennis prowess as he thanked the Speaker, who fought back tears as he addressed MPs before his final day in the chair tomorrow.

The Brexit Party considers pulling seats

The Brexit Party is reported to be considering pulling out of hundreds of seats in the general election.

According to the Financial Times, party founder Nigel Farage is deciding whether to contest every seat or concentrate on a handful of Brexit-supporting areas.

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Pollsters have predicted the Brexit Party could divide the Tory vote in seats that are crucial for Boris Johnson to win a minority and pave the way for pro-Remain parties to pick them up.

The Brexit Party is mulling over what its strategy and whether Farage himself will have a yet another shot at the House of Commons.

But clearly if it opts to target a small number of seats that could a game changer that could leave the Prime Minister keeping hold of the keys to Number 10.

Grenfell Tower minute of silence

MPs held a minute silence before discussed the report in the Grenfell Tower disaster, though the PM said “no words, no apology will ever made good of the loss suffered and the trauma experienced”


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