UK Conservatives urge Boris Johnson to listen to Lords on law-breaking bill

Tory MPs fear damage is being done to Britain’s international relations.

LONDON — Conservative MPs are pushing the U.K. government to back down over its controversial plan to breach international law, after the House of Lords inflicted a…

  • Emilio Casalicchio
  • Poitico

Peers in the U.K.’s upper chamber voted on two sets of amendments to strip the Internal Market Bill of controversial clauses that would, in the event of a no-deal Brexit, allow…

In the first vote, the government was defeated by 433 to 165; in the second, by 407 to 148.

In the immediate aftermath of the defeat, the…

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