UK government suffers fourth defeat on Brexit legislation in House of Lords

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government suffered a fourth defeat on its Brexit legislation when members of parliament's upper chamber voted on Tuesday to ensure protections for child refugees after Britain leaves the European Union.

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Published on January 20, 2020 -  01:41
Government Defeated In House Of Lords Over EU Citizens Post-Brexit Amendment
The government has suffered a defeat in the Lords over the right of EU citizens lawfully residing in the UK after Brexit to have physical proof of their status.The cross-party amendment, proposed by Liberal Democrat peer Lord Oates, was backed by a majority of 41 peers. In total, 270 peers voted for the measures and 229 voted against them. Lord Oates said EU citizens covered by the settled status scheme should have the right to a physical form of proof of status instead of only the digital proof proposed by the government.

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