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According to number crunchers in various media outlets, Prime Minister Boris Johnson was able to muster support for the Withdrawal Act Bill (WAB) in its first vote. However, the PM seemed to struggle to convince enough MPs to support the program motion.

That second vote forces the House of Commons to debate the deal at a breakneck speed of three days. The government hinted it may call off the next stages of the debate and opt for elections if the second motion is rejected.  

See  Three scenarios for today’s two critical Brexit votes