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Parliament to get binding vote on final Brexit deal

Parliament is to be given a take-it-or leave-it vote on the final Brexit deal before the UK leaves the EU.
Brexit Secretary David Davis said the terms of the UK's exit, such as money, citizen rights and any transition must become law via a new Act of Parliament.Labour welcomed a "climbdown" but some MPs warned of a "sham" if ministers could not be asked to renegotiate.Sources have told the BBC some Tory rebels were unimpressed, with one saying the promise was "meaningless".

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