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UK government wins vote on bill, now faces 4-day parliament debate

Mon, 14th Sep 2020 22:30

LONDON, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Britain's government won a vote
on Monday for legislation it acknowledges could breach parts of
a divorce agreement with the European Union, meaning the
Internal Market bill now faces four days of parliamentary
debate.

The government won by 340 to 263 votes. The bill now goes to
the committee stage, with the most contentious day due in just
over a week when lawmakers will debate on whether parliament
should approve the implementation of the most disputed parts of
the bill.
(Reporting by William James and Elizabeth Piper, editing by
Estelle Shirbon)

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