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MPs produce legislation for holding a Brexit referendum in the next few months

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Cross-party group of MPs publish draft legislation for holding a Brexit referendum before the end of May.
MPs from the Conservatives, Labour and other parties unveil two draft bills designed for holding a referendum on Theresa May's Brexit deal in the next few months.
Lib Dem leader Sir Vince Cable said it shows "how quickly a People's Vote can be delivered."
The prime minister has repeatedly ruled out another referendum and described it as an affront to democracy.
May is set to claim on Monday that MPs blocking Brexit is more likely than no deal.
Her deal is set to be voted down by MPs on...
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U.K. Lawmakers Set To Cast Vote On Brexit Deal

U.K. Lawmakers Set To Cast Vote On Brexit Deal

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Parliament plans to vote Tuesday on PM Theresa May's plan for the U.K.'s exit from the EU. All indications are that her plan will be defeated, and no one seems sure about what will happen after that.
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U.K. Labour Party Vows to Hold No-Confidence Vote as Theresa May Faces Brexit Defeat

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Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn gave his clearest indication yet that his party is ready to call a no-confidence ballot within days of Theresa May losing a U.K. parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal.
Lawmakers are scheduled to vote Tuesday on the agreement May reached with the European Union, and the prime minister appears no closer to getting the backing she needs than she was in December, when the vote was dramatically pulled after it became clear the government was heading for a defeat.
Speaking on the BBC's “Andrew Marr Show” on Sunday, Corbyn said a confidence vote would be...
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