The Prime Minister’s Brexit deal has been defeated three times in the House of Lords.
The first defeat for the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill was over the rights of EU citizens lawfully residing in the UK after Brexit.
Peers backed a cross-party amendment allowing EU citizens physical proof of their status.
The vote, by 270 to 229, majority 41, means the Bill will have to go back to the Commons, where Boris Johnson will be able to use his big majority to overturn it. Read more