Labour demands vote for MPs on Brexit divorce bill

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Amendment to EU withdrawal bill calls for independent scrutiny of settlement and for parliament to have final say

Labour has tabled a new amendment to the EU withdrawal bill that would commit the government to giving MPs a vote on the Brexit financial settlement.

The chief secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss, told parliament on Wednesday it would be against Britain’s national interest for the government to give more details about the settlement, after she was challenged by the Labour backbencher Chris Leslie.

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