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The Conservative MPs Andrew Murrison and John Baron, who have also tabled anti backstop amendments in addition to the one known as the Graham Brady amendment (which is technically an Andrew Murrison amendment too, but never mind – see 9.22am), are going to withdraw their amendments, the Telegraph’s Christopher Hope reports.
BREAKING Theresa May tells her MPs the Government will whip behind the Brady amendment. The rival John Baron and Andrew Murrison amendments have been withdrawn. #Brexit
This, from my colleague Dan Sabbagh, sums up the problem rather well.
Only Theresa May could leave a room full of her own MPs unclear about what she just said…