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What are the biggest government defeats?

Image copyright Getty Images Theresa May’s Brexit deal has been rejected in the House of Commons by 230 votes. Reality Check has been looking back at some of the biggest government defeats.Defeats in the order of 100-plus votes are very rare. The three biggest government losses, according to the Institute for Government think tank, all…

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Brexit: Passionate protests outside Parliament

Image copyright Getty Images As MPs on both sides of the Brexit divide battled it out in the Commons ahead of the vote on Theresa May’s deal, an even noisier and more passionate debate was going on across the road.With fancy dress, lurid floats and colourful banners, there was something approaching a carnival atmosphere, as…

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How the Brexit vote was lost

By the numbers How the Brexit vote was lost A look at Theresa May’s defeat in graphics and charts. By Arnau Busquets Guàrdia, Karl Roos and Karl Bjelland 1/15/19, 10:24 PM CET Updated 1/15/19, 10:55 PM CET Theresa May’s Brexit deal was defeated by 432 votes to 202 — a majority of 230. Scores of…

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EU urges UK government to clarify Brexit intentions

Responding swiftly to the British parliament’s crushing rejection of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, the remaining EU27 countries urged the U.K. government to make clear its next steps as soon as possible. “We regret the outcome of the vote, and urge the U.K. government to clarify its intentions with respect to its next steps as soon…

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POLITICO Brexit Files: The big vote — ‘Glistening cherries’ — Ex or eg?

POLITICO Brexit Files: The big vote — ‘Glistening cherries’ — Ex or eg? By POLITICO 1/15/19, 3:23 PM CET Updated 1/15/19, 3:25 PM CET View in your browser. TAKEAWAYS JUDGMENT DAY. It is 35 days since the meaningful vote was scheduled to happen in December; 657 days since Article 50 was triggered; 936 days since the referendum; and…