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Good luck to MPs as they try to untangle this mess of unprecedented proportions

Whatever happens next will be painful

By David Henig  

Photo: NurPhoto/SIPA USA/PA Images

After three years we may be about to find out what Brexit means, at least in the minds of MPs. The prime minister’s deal tells us little more about the future EU-UK relationship than that we would leave and work the rest out later. MPs rejected that premise, and have now taken the logical step that the government refused to countenance, to try to resolve before we leave what Brexit really means. A vote last night put parliament into the driving seat and all options…

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