Brexit: Boris Johnson at risk of Commons defeat as MPs debate move against no deal – live news

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Brexit: Boris Johnson at risk of Commons defeat as MPs debate move against no deal – live news

Crucial vote expected after 9pm as rebel MPs seek to thwart no-deal Brexit

Here is the Labour MP Liz Kendall on Jacob Rees-Mogg’s performance.

Rees-Mogg visibly enraging Tory MPs who I would have thought he should be trying to persuade to back the government. Never seen such cold hard anger.

Rees-Mogg says parliamentary rules (the ones he has accuses John Bercow of subverting) are there to protect people from tyranny. He says there is a tried and tested means of removing an unpopular government - a confidence vote. But Labour has not tabled one, because it is afraid of losing, he claims.

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