The battle for Brexit is back on
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Parliament flexed its muscles tonight – and isn't it glorious?
Don't listen to the ministers who will want to spin this differently, this is hugely significant.
Theresa May now has to go to Brussels on the back of the first defeat she has suffered on her own business in the House of Commons.
And what it means is clear: Remainers – on all sides of the House – now have something to build on.
Expect the rebels to be emboldened. They have had an impact and although none will have felt 100% comfortable voting against their own party they will take comfort in doing what was right. This is why they were elected in the first place – to make tough choices in the country's best interest.
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The fact the Government would prefer the House of Commons not to have a final vote on the Brexit deal is an affront to democracy. It stinks.
This is what 'taking back control' really feels like. And now the fight really begins.
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- 4 UKIP set to select 'Dr Gammons' as candidate for London mayoral election
- 5 James Cleverly mocked after telling people to 'look at how they're doing in Wales'
- 6 Brexiteer Prue Leith quits Tory Party after government votes down motion to protect UK food standards
- 7 Peers set to remove law-breaking sections of Boris Johnson's Brexit bill
- 8 Public slams Brexit Party tweet which shames Tory MPs who voted against free school meals
- 9 Minister says Dido Harding is working '19-hours a day' on Test and Trace
- 10 Second shop owner bans Tory MPs who voted against free school meals motion
Remainers have been on the ropes – now they are back and swinging.
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