No 10 declines to rebuke Johnson for calling May's Brexit customs plan 'crazy' - Politics live

Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen No 10 lobby briefing - Summary 3.44pm BST Sir Philip Rutnam, permanent secretary at the Home Office, who is giving evidence alongside Nokes and Ind, says it will take “a small number of weeks” to conclude checking deportation cases to make sure no one was wrongfully removed. 3.40pm BST Caroline Nokes , the immigration minister, and Hugh Ind , director general of immigration enforcement at the Home Office, are now giving evidence to the Commons home affairs committee. Yvette Cooper, the committee chair, begins by saying that, although the hearing is about immigration detention centres, she will start by asking about Windrush. Continue reading...