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What next for the Brexit deal and Theresa May’s Withdrawal agreement?

James Rothwell, Brexit Correspondent 13 February 2019 • 2:36pm 1 minute Parliament has voted in favour of scrapping the Irish backstop  in a move that Brexiteers hope will put pressure on the EU to offer fresh concessions on the Withdrawal Agreement. After hours of intense debate in the House of Commons, MPs backed an amendment by Sir Graham Brady that instructs the Prime Minister to reopen talks on the Brexit deal and find "alternative arrangements" to the backstop. Here we look at how that amendment will shape Mrs May’s new negotiating strategy, and whether it is likely to yield any progress on the vexed issue of the Irish border. May reopens Brexit talks The amendment tabled by Sir Graham, the chairman of the 1922 committee, called on Mrs May to go back to Brussels... Source: The Telegraph