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Leave-inclined Labour MPs now hold the UK’s future in their hands

But is Johnson’s deal reconcilable with their constituents and their consciences?

By Peter Kellner  

Caroline Flint represent Leave-voting Don Valley and voted with the government on Saturday. Photo: Matt Crossick/Matt Crossick/Empics Entertainment

Britain’s future relationship with the European Union lies in the hands of 25 men and women who were elected as Labour MPs two years ago. Nineteen of them recently wrote to Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk saying that the 2016 referendum result should be “honoured without delay.” A further six are no longer Labour MPs, but supported Boris Johnson in last Saturday’s vote in the House of…

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