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50 minutes ago
MPs last night backed an amendment that allows them to take control of Commons business and stage a series of "indicative" votes on the way forward on Brexit. Here are the different options that MPs will vote on tomorrow:  Common Market 2.0 AKA the Norway-Plus model, it means a soft Brexit and a close economic relationship with the EU, staying in the EEA, keeping the single market and the “plus” of staying in the border-free customs union.» more
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3 hours ago
Theresa May was hurtling towards a clash with Parliament today as ministers said she could simply ignore the landmark Commons votes on a new Brexit plan. Hours after the Prime Minister was humiliated when MPs voted to seize control of Brexit last night, senior Cabinet ministers said the Government would not commit to honouring the outcome.» more
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3 hours ago
After another chaotic night in the House of Commons, MPs voted on an amendment to take control of the parliamentary timetable, in a move that hasn’t been seen in over a century. There were 29 Tory MPs who rebelled against their party by voting for the amendment. Now a series of votes will be taken in the House of Commons, starting on Wednesday, which will put forward amendments to the withdrawal agreement. They could include a second referendum or a Norway-style deal which would leave the UK in the customs union.» more
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5 hours ago
Theresa May has been dealt a huge blow as three ministers stepped down to vote against the government on the handling of the Brexit process. Pro-EU business minister Richard Harrington, Foreign Office minister Alistair Burt and Health minister Steve Brine all resigned amid key votes on Monday night, a Government source confirmed. News of their resignations came as MPs began voting on amendments in the Commons, including one tabled by Sir Oliver Letwin in a bid to force a series of indicative votes.» more
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5 hours ago
A REMAINER power grab to seize control of the Commons could be a ‘Trojan horse’ plot to take over the whole of Government, Brexiteers have warned. Last night MPs wrestled control from Theresa May and will debate and vote on the next steps in Brexit on Wednesday. But the votes won’t be binding on the […]» more
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8 hours ago
Controversial speaker John Bercow caused uproar in the House of Commons when he clashed with a former Tory whip on another night of Brexit drama. Mr Bercow was met with loud jeers when he responded to a heckle from Chelsea and Fulham MP Greg Hands by saying he “wasn’t a very good whip” amid high tensions in Parliament. MPs demanded an apology from Mr Bercow over the insult as he was accused of showing a lack of respect.» more
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8 hours ago
Theresa May's Brexit strategy has been left in disarray after MPs voted to take control of the process in another night of drama in the House of Commons. Three pro-EU ministers quit the Government to back a Commons amendment enabling MPs to take control of Commons business to stage a series of "indicative votes" on alternatives to the PM's deal. The cross-party amendment was passed by 329 to 302 in another humiliating night for Mrs May.» more
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13 hours ago
MPs have dramatically voted to wrest control of the Brexit process from the hands of ministers. The Commons amendment was passed by 392 to 302 – a majority of 27 – on Monday night. It enables MPs to take control of Commons business to stage a series of "indicative votes" on alternatives to the Prime Minister's deal.» more
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