MPs pass bill blocking no-deal Brexit

The bill to stop Boris Johnson crashing the UK out of the EU without a deal has been passed by MPs, in a block for the prime minister.

It cleared the House of Commons by 327 votes to 299.

It now goes to the House of Lords where it will likely face extensive delaying tactics.

Conservative peers, who do not have a majority in the upper house, want to prevent the motion being passed in Wednesday’s session. If they succeed, that could prevent it becoming law before Johnson suspends Parliament early next week.

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