No 10 said MPs will reinstate the controversial clauses of the Internal Market Bill when it returns to the Commons.
The Internal Market Bill seeks to override key elements of the Withdrawal Agreement signed with Brussels (Picture: Getty) The Governments controversial Brexit Bill has been dealt a crushing blow, after peers rejected a bid to give ministers power to break international law. In the first of a series of votes on stripping law-breaking powers from the Internal Market Bill, the Government has been heavily defeated in the House of Lords by 433 to 165, with a majority 268. A No 10 spokesperson said they were disappointed that peers had voted to remove the clauses from the Bill and vowed to reinstate them in the Commons. It is the second time controversial elements of the Bill have been rejected. The Bill, which has received significant cross-party backlash, seeks to override key elements of ...Read More