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What is the Kyle-Wilson amendment that could deliver a fresh Brexit referendum?

The latest plan to give the public a Final Say could involve Labour backing Theresa May’s deal

Benjamin Kentish
Political Correspondent
Saturday 02 March 2019 19:40 GMT

MPs pushing for a fresh Brexit referendum have changed their approach in recent weeks after it became clear that they did not have the numbers needed to win a majority in the Commons.

Now, rather than trying to force a second referendum instead of backing Theresa May’s deal, they believe the path to another public vote may involve doing exactly that.

Their latest proposal, put forward by Labour backbenchers Peter Kyle and Phil Wilson, involves pledging to support the prime minister’s deal if she agrees to put it to a public vote.

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