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Brexit: Conservative MPs' anger at Speaker John Bercow ruling

Conservatives have reacted with anger at the decision by Commons Speaker John Bercow to allow MPs to vote on getting a bigger say on Brexit.The MPs claim Mr Bercow broke Commons rules and ignored the advice of his own clerks.The row erupted ahead of five days of debate on Theresa May's Brexit deal.Mr Bercow said he had made an "honest judgement" after consulting his clerks "and if people want to vote against the amendment they can".MPs, including Commons leader Andrea Leadsom, challenged his ruling in a series of points of order after Prime Minister's Questions.Parliament Live: Rolling updates How voters want Brexit to be sorted out Brexit: A really simple guide They argued that the business motion, tabled by the government, was no ...
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