Lenders approved 62,341 mortgages, down from 65,340 in February
European Union leaders last week granted Britain an up to six-month delay to Brexit
The Brexit Party is five percentage points ahead of Labour's 22%, followed by the Conservatives on 15%
Britons await next move in Brexit stalemate
Lidington said the government believed it was possible to gain the benefits of a customs union without losing the power to strike independent trade deals.
Brussels to hold emergency summit on Wednesday