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Theresa May staring at EU Withdrawal Bill defeat in House of Commons



News December 12, 2017


If neither ministers nor unhappy Conservative MPs back down, the Government will face a crunch vote on the EU Withdrawal Bill on Wednesday night.As many as 20 Tory MPs could defy the Prime Minister by backing an amendment calling ...

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Tory MP Anne Marie Morris has suspension lifted after n-word row



News December 12, 2017


Anne Marie Morris, who represents Newton Abbot in Devon, was investigated over a comment she made at an event attended by Brexit-backing MPs in July.She was heard using the phrase "the real n***** in the woodpile", drawing immedia...

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MP's chief of staff Samuel Armstrong accused of rape in boss's office



News December 12, 2017


Samuel Armstrong, an aide for South Thanet MP Craig Mackinlay, is alleged to have "abused his position" by attacking the woman after drinking with her at a bar in the Palace of Westminster.Armstrong is accused of "taking advantage...

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David Davis slammed for calling Brexit deal 'statement of intent'



News December 12, 2017


The senior Brussels politican claimed the text signalling sufficient progress has been made to move negotiations on to trade "will now reflect this".He insisted the agreement be "translated into legal text ASAP", tweeting pictures...

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David Davis has 'undermined trust' in Brexit deal - EU



News December 12, 2017


Guy Verhofstadt has gone as far as proposing amendments to the European Parliament document that approves the deal so that it reflects his displeasure.He tweeted two pictures of the amendments.One says Mr Davis' comments were a "r...

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