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Autumn in parliament: the race to be ready for Brexit

There is now barely enough time left for the required parliamentary processes

We really are now reaching the crunch point in the Brexit negotiations: the Irish backstop is the last outstanding issue in the withdrawal agreement. While this remains a major hurdle, reaching agreement with the EU is only one side of the Brexit coin. If Theresa May manages to agree a deal in Brussels, she still has to get it through parliament. What obstacles lie in her way?

There are the familiar political difficulties. Brexit divides both the Conservatives and Labour which would make this process a challenge in any circumstance. But…

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