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Brexit: MPs to vote on implementation bill in early June

MPs will be asked to vote on Brexit again in early June whether or not the government and Labour have reached a deal, Downing Street has said.A spokesman said a vote on the bill that would pave the way for Brexit was "imperative" if the UK was to leave the EU before MPs' summer recess.However, this would not amount to a fourth so-called meaningful vote on the PM's Withdrawal Agreement itself.Labour sources say they will not back the bill without a cross-party deal.PM all but out of time to pass Brexit dealAttempts to find a cross-party compromise began after the PM's Brexit deal was rejected three times by MPs.BBC political correspondent Iain Watson said bringing the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill forward would allow the prime minist ...