Jeremy Hunt apologises for 'truly shocking' deaths at Gosport hospital – Politics live

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Follow live updates for PMQs, health secretary statement and Theresa May’s final push to head off a ‘meaningful vote’ rebellion on Brexit

Turning back to the EU withdrawal bill, my colleague Heather Stewart says that, after PMQs, Downing Street was not forthcoming about the reported compromise offer in the pipeline.

PM’s spokesman, asked about rumours of a last minute compromise on meaningful vote today: “The only amendment that the government has put down is the one it tabled on Thursday evening. That’s the one MPs will be voting on”.

Jeremy Corbyn’s spokesman confirms Tory whips refusing to “nod through” several ill Labour MPs, who are being expected to vote in person. Says it’s “unacceptable”.

Hunt is responding to Ashworth.

He says he agrees with everything Ashworth said.

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