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Brexiteer anger at the Tory rebels makes it painfully clear they don’t have a plan

From the Daily Mail front page to calls for deselection, the response to Wednesday’s vote shows that hardline Leavers are rattled. This is why

By Alex Dean  

Nadine Dorries MP posted on Twitter saying her Tory colleagues who voted with the opposition should be deselected. Photo: PA

On Wednesday, Theresa May’s government suffered its first defeat in the Commons, on an amendment to the Brexit withdrawal legislation. Parliament will now in effect be given a “meaningful vote” on any final Brexit deal the government eventually returns with from Brussels, before it is ratified.    The fury the next day was grimly predictable, most of it directed at Conservative MPs who had defied the party line, and who stood…

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