Theresa May opens main Brexit debate after three Commons defeats – Politics live
Rolling coverage of the day’s politics, as Theresa May opens five-day debate on Brexit deal
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Here’s a summary of the most important events on a damaging day for the government:
Closing, Blackford calls for a separate arrangement for Scotland, saying one has been handed to Northern Ireland once Brexit comes about next year.
He says Scotland has been “ignored, sidelined and undermined” during the Brexit negotiations and calls for Scottish independence from the UK.