Live coverage: Knife-edge vote expected as MPs decide on Brexit deal

Boris Johnson is facing a knife-edge Commons vote on his Brexit deal as Parliament meets on a weekend for the first time in 37 years.

The Prime Minister appealed to MPs from across the political spectrum to back his agreement with Brussels and end a “painful chapter” as the October 31 deadline for withdrawal looms.

Here’s the latest:

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There are long queues outside the Houses of Parliament ahead of the debate and vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal.

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Hilary Benn, Chair of The House of Commons’ Brexit Committee, and MP Anna Soubry have also arrived for the debate.

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Anna Soubry
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