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Anglia Late Edition - May 2018

Anglia Late Edition is the regional politics programme for the East of England presented by political correspondent Emma Hutchinson

  • Click below to watch the programme broadcast on Tuesday 15 May 2018

Anglia Late Edition reports on Tory battles over Brexit, more cash for East Anglian ambulances and the fallout from the local elections.

With only just over 300 days before Britain is due to leave the European Union - with or without a deal - there is still consideration uncertainty about the way forward.

There was rare intervention in British politics when Labour's former foreign secretary David Miliband joined a cross-party push for the UK to maintain close ties with Brussels. He was joined by the ex-Tory Cabinet minister Nicky Morgan and the former deputy prime minister Sir Nick Clegg.

The Cabinet was today still grappling with what kind of customs arrangements we'll have after Brexit and despite the Prime Minister personally briefing backbench Tory MPs on the options, there are still deep splits.

And the EU is pressing for progress from Britain with a crunch European summit just six weeks away.

The Prime Minister has been briefing Conservative backbench MPs about Britain's future customs arrangements with the EU. Credit: ITV News

Emma Hutchinson was joined in the studio by three politicians from the Anglia region to debate the big issues of the week.

  • Priti Patel is the Conservative MP for Witham and in the Cabinet as International Development Secretary
  • Gavin Shuker has been the Labour MP for Luton South since 2010
  • Baroness Sal Brinton is President of the Liberal Democrats and a member of the House of Lords
Emma Hutchinson as joined in the studio by Priti Patel (Con), Gavin Shuker (Lab) and Baroness Sal Brinton (Lib Dem). Credit: ITV Anglia

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