Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn at PMQs and MPs debating and voting on the EU withdrawal bill
- What Theresa May’s Brexit defeat means
Sky’s Faisal Islam says there were 12 Tory rebels.
Understand it is 12 Tory rebels
Commenting on the government defeat, Jeremy Corbyn said:
This defeat is a humiliating loss of authority for the government on the eve of the European council meeting.
Labour has made the case since the referendum for a meaningful vote in parliament on the terms of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/politics/blog/live/2017/dec/13/eu-withdrawal-bill-revolt-vote-pmqs-may-corbyn-david-davis-seeks-to-avert-possible-defeat-on-brexit-bill-with-fresh-promise-to-tory-rebels-politics-live
Author : Andrew Sparrow
Publish date : 13 December 2017 | 7:37 pm
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