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Brexit legal advice: MPs to vote on contempt of Parliament motion

MPs will vote later on whether the UK government broke Parliament's rules by failing to publish the legal advice it received about the Brexit deal.Opposition parties say that by limiting information to an overview, ministers ignored a binding Commons vote demanding they release the full advice.No 10 insists publishing confidential advice is not in the national interest.It comes ahead of five days of debate on the EU withdrawal agreement, with MPs voting on the PM's deal next week.The debate is scheduled to last eight hours a day, with Theresa May expected to say the UK is on course for a "better future outside the EU" and that her deal "takes back control of our borders, laws and money".However, the prime minister faces opposition ...