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Brexit debate: Ministers fight for Theresa May's deal

Ministers will again battle to win over MPs to Theresa May's Brexit deal later, a day after the government suffered three defeats on key votes.Security will be the focus of the second of five days of debate in the Commons, where Tuesday's marathon session extended into the early hours.Crucially, MPs backed calls to give them a direct say in what happens if Mrs May's deal is rejected next week.The government is due to publish its Brexit legal advice at 11:30 GMT.Ministers agreed to release the advice in full after MPs voted to find the government in contempt of Parliament for ignoring a Commons vote demanding publication.Could Brexit defeats peel off some rebels? BBC drops plans for Brexit TV debate Law officer says UK can cancel Br ...