Parliament will vote on different Brexit options today and then prime minister Theresa May could attempt a last roll of the dice by bringing her deal back to a vote in parliament as soon as tomorrow.

“There are no ideal choices available and there are very good arguments against any possible outcome at the moment but we are going to have to do something,” said justice secretary David Gauke on BBC TV yesterday.

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The big four accounting firms are failing to charge some of the UK’s largest companies the full cost of inspecting their accounts, according to the Commons business, energy and industrial strategy (BEIS) select committee, on the eve of the publication of its report into the future of audit.