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Brexit: MPs continue EU withdrawal deal debate

[ad_1] Image copyright PA MPs will continue debating Theresa May's Brexit deal, as she bids to build support for it ahead of Tuesday's vote.Friday will see the third of five days of debate on the EU withdrawal agreement, which has been opposed by more than 100 Conservative MPs.Theresa May called two union leaders on Thursday and has met some Labour MPs in a bid to build support.But Labour Leader Jeremy
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Brexit: May seeks to stave off defeat on Withdrawal Bill

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Theresa May is striving to stave off a possible defeat in a crucial vote on the Brexit process after appealing to Conservative MPs not to undermine her. The Commons will vote later on whether to give MPs a decisive say on any final deal struck with the EU in the autumn.BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg said it was "dicey" for the prime minister, who has warned
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Brexit: EU Withdrawal bill suffers 15th defeat in Lords

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA The government's flagship Brexit bill is to return to the House of Commons having suffered a total of 15 defeats in the Lords.Brexit Minister Lord Callanan said he had "a tremendous sigh of relief" as he wound up proceedings.Labour urged Theresa May to take a "pragmatic view" of all the changes proposed by peers.The 15th defeat came on the issue of environmental protection standards after Brexit.Peers