Boris Johnson will attempt to rush his Brexit deal into law by the end of this week as ministers declared yesterday they believe it now has the support of a majority of MPs. The Prime Minister is planning late-night sittings in the Commons and a special weekend session in the Lords as he attempts to pass the Withdrawal Agreement Bill. Usually it takes weeks for pieces of legislation to go through all their stages in the Commons and the Lords but ministers are desperate to get the deal into law ahead of a planned EU summit next Monday on whether to have another Brexit delay. In a boost for Mr Johnson’s plans, it was claimed last night that 15 Labour MPs were ready to back the deal on Saturday – enough to give the Prime Minister a Commons majority – before plans for a yes-or-no vote were postponed. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab yesterday said the Government was confident that it could now get Mr Johnson’s Brexit deal through Parliament. Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, he said the Prime Minister had managed to negotiate ‘a deal that can pass through the House of Commons’. The Prime Minister (pictured in… Read full this story
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