Setback for Boris Johnson as Lords amend Brexit bill

Peers back three amendments including right of EU citizens to physical proof of right to stay in UK Boris Johnsons Brexit deal has received a setback in the Lords after three amendments to the bill were passed. In the governments first parliamentary defeat since the general election, peers voted for EU citizens to have the right to be given official documentation if they lawfully reside in the UK after Brexit. They backed a cross-party amendment to the withdrawal agreement bill allowing for physical proof of status. The second defeat was…

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