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The 12th of June could be one of the most important days in British political history

It is when the withdrawal bill returns to the commons. Beyond that, the road ahead for May is fraught with danger

By Alex Dean  

Brexit Secretary David Davis. Photo: Wiktor Dabkowski/DPA/PA Images

Westminster watchers had been waiting for it: the government has announced the date the European Union Withdrawal Bill returns to the House of Commons. On 12th June the fundamental piece of Brexit legislation will be handed back over to the lower chamber. A parliamentary scrap of epic proportions will ensue.

The bill has undergone substantial revision since MPs had a first pass at it last year. The House of Lords contains many fine legal minds: the bill presented next week will contain amendments…

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