As MPs embark on a marathon, five-day session debating the merits and limits of the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal, thoughts are already turning to what happens after the meaningful vote on December 11th.

In the event of parliamentary approval, the path towards an orderly Brexit would be visible.

However, with the government on track for a heavy defeat, some Ministers are reportedly bracing for the onset of a full-blown constitutional crisis. Indeed, ahead of the debate, ministers face an unprecedented contempt-of-Parliament motion over their decision not to release the full legal advice on the deal.

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