Brexit: Ministers get ready for defeats in the House of Lords on key piece of EU withdrawal legislation


Government expects to lose a key vote aiming to make Theresa May rethink her position on an EU customs union

  • Joe Watts
  • Independent

The government is bracing itself for defeats in parliament on Brexit this week, including over its plans to take the UK out of a customs union with the EU.

Specia 1aMinisters have resigned themselves to the fact that the House of Lords will almost certainly pass amendments backed by Tory, Labour and Liberal Democrat peers aimed at forcing Theresa May to rethink her…

Sources in the upper house told The Independent the only way she can realistically avoid a defeat is by…

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