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Labour backbencher Emma Lewell-Buck appears ready to back no-deal

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The MPs who never backed any option - May's deal, second referendum or revoke - now appear to be drifting towards the most chaotic alternative imaginable.

Ignored: Many European voters were turned away from polling stations during May's election.

Revealed: Letter shows UK govt indifference to European voters

After countless European citizens were disenfranchised, letter reveals government's shambolic handling of their voting data.

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