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Brexit: PM 'working to get further EU assurances'

Theresa May has said she is working on getting further assurances from the European Union so she can win the Commons vote on her Brexit deal.The PM said that after delaying the vote last month, there was "some further movement from the EU" at December's European Council.She said further measures would be set out ahead of the vote, now set for Tuesday, 15 January.However, the EU Commission has said there will be no renegotiation.Meanwhile, more than 200 MPs have signed a letter to Theresa May, urging her to rule out a no-deal Brexit.It comes as a major exercise involving more than 100 lorries is being carried out in Kent to test out how to manage traffic queues near the Channel ports in the event of a no-deal Brexit.The PM's deal - ...