Prime Minister Theresa May has warned lawmakers that failing to deliver Brexit would be catastrophic for democracy, in a plea for support two days before parliament is expected to reject her deal with Brussels.

It comes as reports suggest military planners have been deployed to the Department for Transport, the Home Office and the Foreign Office as officials desperately try to avoid backlogs and chaos at the border in the event of a n0-deal Brexit.

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Today we feature an interview with Oliver Tant- CFO of tobacco giant Imperial Brands.

Like many industries, the tobacco space is changing fast. The innovation taking place at Imperial Brands, underpinned by the finance function, is driving sales of vaping products that the company says steers consumers away from cigarettes.

It’s a controversial area, but one that is worthy of discussion.