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I'm @SkyNews Political Editor, economic crisis book @theDefaultLine Brexitologist. United ST holder. purveyor of bad jokes.

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History. Of the wrong sort.
S @MayorofLondono tells me “I thought youd gone mad suggesting a defeat of over 200 - but you were right” - credit @wilsaaayto an @breeallegrettid
With no Tory (118) or Labour (3) rebels Withdrawal Deal still would have been voted down (just) 317-315.
PM said “tonight’s vote tells us nothing about what Parliament will support”.

Being interpreted by key figures in Brussels as a the Commons having a majority for “softer Brexit”.
Th @DUPleadere Arlene Foster

“Mrs May will now be able to demonstrate to Brussels’ negotiators that changes are required if any deal is to command the support of Parliament.

We will work with the Government constructively to achieve a better deal. That is our focus.”
Minimal Labour rebellion - 3 plus Frank Field.

Austin
Barron
Mann.

No fitzpatrick.
A record Tory rebellion.
A record Government defeat.

It brings into question the entire post election strategy of trying to get a deal like this through a Parliament like this. Ie whether it’s even possible.

And raises very real questions about why past 5 weeks was wasted.
👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼 @skynews projection of the loss majority was 226.

Only 4 out.

@katewilsea
My word. 118 Tory MPs voted against their PM
“The risk of a disorderly exit has increased with vote”: European Council president spokesman for Tusk:
Total(1) => 0.12672805786133 f_f_QM(2) => 0.12341380119324 indS(2) => 0.0972740650177 indM(2) => 0.024351835250854 indM_1(2) => 0.0012011528015137 indM_2(2) => 0.00074911117553711 indM_4(2) => 0.0011899471282959 indM_5(2) => 0.0011308193206787 indM_6(2) => 0.0013279914855957 indM_7(2) => 0.0012240409851074 indM_8(2) => 0.0010499954223633 indM_9(2) => 0.0083780288696289 indM_10(2) => 0.0077929496765137 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.0022599697113037 f_f_dT(20) => 0.0021157264709473