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Laura Kuenssberg
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about to record brexitcast if you have questions tweet us now with the hashtag and we ll try to answer them
About to record #brexitcast - if you have questions, tweet us now with the hashtag and we'll try to answer them
Laura Kuenssberg
bbclaurak
3 ministers do reckon they can find a way round this maybe what was desribed as a shadow vote or a paving moti
3. Ministers do reckon they can find a way round this, maybe what was desribed as a 'shadow vote or a paving motion' - but no question it's a big, fat pain and reminder (if they needed one) that Bercow prepared to chuck spanners if he sees fit
Laura Kuenssberg
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2 but speaker s move has inserted yet another hurdle for govt to have to vault over another obstacle and test
2. But Speaker's move has inserted yet another hurdle for govt to have to vault over, another obstacle and test added to a very, very long list of hassle and distraction they have to churn thro just when trying to get everything together
Laura Kuenssberg
bbclaurak
1 erskine mayhem doesn t necessarily change timetable govt will still ask for extension in brussels mps will v
1. Erskine-mayhem doesn't necessarily change timetable - govt will still ask for extension in Brussels, MPs will vote on that, other options and PM's deal next week in all likelihood (none of which might get majority don't forget)
Laura Kuenssberg
bbclaurak
breaking the constitution
'Breaking the constitution?' https://t.co/0QkEQeIA2i
Laura Kuenssberg
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this might sound a bit boring but it s massive minister tells me he s now made this a constitutional crisis as
This might sound a bit boring but it's massive - minister tells me he's now made this a 'constitutional crisis' - as the law stands we are leaving the EU in ten days - Speaker has just said the PM cant have another go at getting her deal through https://t.co/kRwUBX3r5j
Laura Kuenssberg
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meanwhile solicitor general robert buckland says parliament night have to prorogue ie pack up and start again
Meanwhile solicitor general, Robert Buckland says Parliament night have to prorogue - ie pack up and start again in another session - says speaker is ‘interventionist’ and ‘tensions of brexit’ are starting to bite
Laura Kuenssberg
bbclaurak
one govt minister tells me bercow is breaking the constitution by stopping them putting forward another vote o
One govt minister tells me Bercow is ‘breaking the constitution’ by stopping them putting forward another vote on the deal
Laura Kuenssberg
bbclaurak
chief whip trying to get a point of order
Chief Whip trying to get a point of order
Laura Kuenssberg
bbclaurak
bercow if the govt wishes to bring forward a new proposition that is not same or substantially the same as dea
Bercow ‘if the govt wishes to bring forward a new proposition that is not same or substantially the same’ as deal last week - but he says govt ‘cannot legitimately’ put substantially the same deal back to the House

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Laura Kuenssberg
bbclaurak
senior tory tells me brexiteer anger so high that seems likely there will be a call for no confidence vote tom
Senior tory tells me Brexiteer anger so high that seems likely there will be a call for no confidence vote tomorrow - letters going in -
Laura Kuenssberg
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hearing that sirgraham brady has asked to see the pm after tmrw and multiple sources including senior tories a
Hearing that SirGraham Brady has asked to see the PM after #pmqs tmrw, and multiple sources, including senior tories and a cabinet minister, telling us tonight they believe the threshold of 48 letters has been reached - v unlikely to be any confirmation until tomorrow
Laura Kuenssberg
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strangest 2 things of the night steve barclay the brexit secretary voted against the plan he had been arguing
Strangest 2 things of the night - Steve Barclay, the Brexit Secretary, voted against the plan he had been arguing for minutes before, and the chief whip who is in charge of getting MP s to back the govt, abstained
Laura Kuenssberg
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eu court advocate general rules that uk can unilaterally revoke article 50 in other words in theory we could j
EU court advocate general rules that UK CAN unilaterally revoke article 50 - in other words, in theory, we could just say - stop the Brexit bus, we want to get off (long running case and european Advocate General has just released ruling)
Laura Kuenssberg
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riot coming bercow allowing mps a vote on holding another referendum doesnt choose to allow a vote on ruling o
Riot coming - Bercow allowing MPs a vote on holding another referendum, doesn’t choose to allow a vote on ruling one out
Laura Kuenssberg
bbclaurak
i normally try very very hard not to say things like this but have never actually seen anything like what s ha
I normally try very, very, hard not to say things like this, but have never actually seen anything like what's happened tonight
Laura Kuenssberg
bbclaurak
immediate response from tusk withdrawal agreement is and remains the best and only way to ensure an orderly wi
Immediate response from Tusk - ' Withdrawal agreement is and remains the best and only way to ensure an orderly withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union. The backstop is part of the Withdrawal Agreement, and the Withdrawal Agreement is not open for re-negotiation'
Laura Kuenssberg
bbclaurak
here is the full regional breakdown of the economic impact assessments that mps have now been able to see
Here is the full regional breakdown of the economic impact assessments that MPs have now been able to see
Laura Kuenssberg
bbclaurak
this is too awful to describe as a gaffe
This is too awful to describe as a gaffe
Laura Kuenssberg
bbclaurak
whispers tory mp s have reached the magic number of the 48 letters required to force a confidence vote no way
Whispers Tory MP s have reached the magic number of the 48 letters required to force a confidence vote - no way of knowing yet if true - meeting at 5.30
Total(1) => 0.10488295555115 f_f_QM(2) => 0.083855867385864 indS(2) => 0.046065092086792 indM(2) => 0.035355091094971 indM_1(2) => 0.0051560401916504 indM_2(2) => 0.00080776214599609 indM_4(2) => 0.0029778480529785 indM_5(2) => 0.0027511119842529 indM_6(2) => 0.00124192237854 indM_7(2) => 0.0044229030609131 indM_8(2) => 0.0010991096496582 indM_9(2) => 0.0085992813110352 indM_10(2) => 0.007904052734375 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.019243001937866 f_f_dT(20) => 0.018834590911865