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Brexit: Rival Tory factions devise no-deal plan

A group of Conservative Eurosceptics and former Remainer MPs have been working on planning for the event of a no-deal Brexit, it has emerged.Signs the MPs discussed their proposals with Downing Street came as the Commons prepares to vote later on amendments to the PM's Brexit deal with Brussels.The votes could guide the next stage of Theresa May's negotiations with the EU.A bid to change the planned Irish "backstop" has government backing but MPs could opt to delay Brexit.MPs have been tabling amendments to the government's plans to try to influence the direction of Brexit since Mrs May lost the vote on her original deal earlier this month.Speaker John Bercow is to decide which amendments are put forward and voting will take place ...