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The Prime Minister falls 14 votes short – and says that the Bill will be paused while he speaks to EU leaders.
It’s a surprisingly large Government majority: 24 independents and 19 Labour MPs voted with the Government.
Ex-Tory MPs split three ways on the question of compelling advisers to publish private correspondence
Seven voted for Grieve’s motion, six voted against, and the remaining eight did not vote.
Mark Spencer has reportedly rung round to inform them that they have lost the Whip.
Here’s our best stab at who is voting for whom, and this list will be updated each morning, as the contest continues.
The list includes the three who resigned from the Government this evening – and Green, one of the Prime Minister’s oldest allies.
The school strikers have a point, and we ought to listen – not least because we have a great story to tell about what Conservative governments have done.
By longstanding convention the Speaker casts his vote for the status quo. But would he?
Halfon and Stevenson join the Europhile ultras in a very near miss for the Government.
Also: Tory MPs lead the charge against prosecutions of ex-servicemen who served in Ulster; Ulster Unionist leader savages DUP; and more.
Two of them, Sarah Newton and Paul Masterton, were members of the Government, and have resigned.
Some favour a Second Referendum; others, EEA membership. But they have combined to deal the Prime Minister a second bloody blow in a single day.
Also: Scottish Conservatives keep up the pressure over fishing and the backstop; Plaid set out new front bench; and Bradley empowers Northern Irish civil service.
Frank Field, Kate Hoey, Graham Stringer and Kelvin Hopkins voted with the Government.