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In backing the Withdrawal Agreement Bill, MPs committed the most reckless act of self-sabotage in recent British history

Time and again in his short premiership, Johnson has demonstrated his disdain for parliamentary democracy. Now we will see the full consequences

By Jonathan Lis  

Photo: Han Yan/Xinhua News Agency/PA Images

While half the world was busy pondering a war between the US and Iran, and the other half a war inside the British royal family, late on Thursday afternoon the House of Commons completed its approval of the EU withdrawal agreement with a majority of 99 votes, ensuring our exit from the bloc on 31st January after 47 years of membership. Given the Conservatives’ vast majority, the…

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