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Johnson’s Bill to breach Brexit deal passes first Commons vote

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Johnson’s Bill to breach Brexit deal passes first Commons voteBoris Johnson’s plan to break international law by reneging on the Brexit withdrawal agreement has survived a backbench rebellion to pass its first stage in Parliament. The UK Internal Market Bill, which gives British ministers the power to override parts of the withdrawal agreement and the Northern Ireland protocol, passed its second reading by 340 votes to 263. The government will face a bigger test next week when Bob Neill, the...
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