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The House of Lords standards commissioner has dismissed a complaint that Lord Hain failed to declare an interest when he identified Sir Philip Green in parliament as the subject of allegations of inappropriate conduct, the Press Association reports.
I’m off to the lobby briefing now. I will post again after 11.30am.
Theresa May is going to Berlin tomorrow for Brexit talks with Angela Merkel, the Economist’s Tom Nuttall reports.
German govt announces Merkel will receive May in the chancellery tomorrow at noon.