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BERCOW'S BREXIT BOMBSHELL

Jan 10, 2019 - City A.M.

PARLIAMENT yesterday wrestled control of the Brexit process away from the government as Theresa May suffered a controversial Commons ambush.

Following a highly contentious decision by Commons speaker John Bercow, MPs ruled that May must return with a Brexit "Plan B" within three days of a defeat on her deal.

The previous time-scale had been 21 days, meaning May could look to run down the clock to 29 March to try to bounce those against a no-deal Brexit into supporting her agreement i...