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MPs will hold fresh vote on nation’s future after Theresa May’s withdrawal proposal was defeated on Tuesday

Ken Clarke, the Tory pro-European, asks if the government will revoke article 50 if the EU refuses to extend article 50.

Gove says the UK cannot revoke article 50 and then trigger it again. The ECJ has said that is not allowed, he says.

Labour’s Hilary Benn asks why it is democratic to keep asking MPs to vote on the same idea, but undemocratic to ask the public if they want to change their mind.

Gove claims the deal being voted on last night was significantly different from the one voted on in January.

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