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'Keep calm and continue': MEPs back move to second phase of Brexit talks



News December 13, 2017


The politicians in Strasbourg voted by an overwhelming majority - 556 to 62 - for phase two discussions to begin on future UK-EU relations.Sky News understands all 18 British Conservative MEPs were whipped to abstain.In the lead-u...

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PM set for showdown with Tory rebels after signalling she won't back down on EU Withdrawal Bill



News December 13, 2017


The Government has been warned it risks a humiliating defeat on flagship Brexit legislation if it does not accept the demands of up to 20 Conservative backbenchers.The group are ready to revolt against ministers by backing an amen...

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Brexit: The rebel Tory MPs who could inflict first defeat on Government



News December 13, 2017


The MPs are demanding a "meaningful vote" on the final divorce deal, which would force the Prime Minister back to the negotiating table if Parliament is not pleased.Despite the Government surviving every attempt to amend its EU Wi...

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MPs seek close ties to Euratom post-Brexit to avoid nuclear disruption



News December 13, 2017


The MPs have signed a Parliamentary amendment to the EU Withdrawal Bill dealing with the Government's intention to leave the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom).The transport of nuclear materials, disposing of waste, and ca...

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Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson considers bid to become MP



News December 12, 2017


In remarks that will delight those Conservative MPs and activists who see her as a future party leader and potential Prime Minister, she said: "I haven't ruled it out."Ms Davidson insisted, in a candid interview with The Spectator...

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