May avoids damaging Brexit defeat with last-minute concession

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The Telegraph: Theresa May has told MPs they must “trust the judgement” of the British people who voted to leave the EU as she saw off a rebellion over her flagship Brexit bill.

The Prime Minister, who expects to face further “obstacles” as more Brexit legislation passes through Parliament next month, warned that “nothing would hurt our democracy more” than failing to deliver what the people demanded.

After making an eleventh-hour concession to Tory rebels that enabled her to get the EU Withdrawal Bill through the Commons, Mrs May told them: “Now it’s time to unite as a country and as a party and focus on getting the best deal for Britain.”

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