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Tory peers poised to back Brexit rebels if talks with May fail

Lord Hailsham ready with amendment on meaningful vote if compromise is not reachedRebel peers are awaiting the outcome of talks between Conservative MPs and the government over a meaningful parliamentary Brexit vote on Thursday, as they weigh up whether to force the issue in the House of Lords next week.Lord Hailsham – the former Tory cabinet minister Douglas Hogg – is poised to table his amendment, strengthening the hand of parliament in the event that Brexit talks break down, if Commons rebel leader Dominic Grieve is not satisfied with the...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Thursday, 14 June