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Rolling updates on today’s political developments as prime minister plans to ram his deal through parliament by ThursdayFull story: PM in final push to ram through Brexit dealWithdrawal bill: what does Johnson’s version say?Explained: what happened on Monday and what comes next? 8.09am BST It was published last night at 8pm, giving MPs preparing to vote just 12 hours to digest details of one of the biggest constitutional changes to the UK’s status in decades.But hey.. it’s just 115 pages long, with an extra 126 pages of explanatory notes. Related: What does Boris Johnson’s withdrawal bill actually say? 8.00am BST Another early morning intervention has come from Rory Stewart – the former Tory MP and one-time leadership candidate – who said he others thrown out recently by Boris Johnson had been negotiating “through the night” to give Parliament more control over the next phase of the Brexit negotiations.He said that “central role” in the trade negotiations would be more important than guaranteeing that the UK remains in a customs union with the EU, which Labour is looking to secure. Continue reading…

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