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Flagging: The EU and the UK flags fly outside Westminster in London. Tuesday will see a crunch Brexit vote in the UK’s House of Commons. Photo: PA

Flagging: The EU and the UK flags fly outside Westminster in London. Tuesday will see a crunch Brexit vote in the UK’s House of Commons. Photo: PA

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Flagging: The EU and the UK flags fly outside Westminster in London. Tuesday will see a crunch Brexit vote in the UK’s House of Commons. Photo: PA

British politicians are set to vote on Theresa May's Brexit deal, but several amendments have been tabled.

Speaker John Bercow will reveal which ones he has selected for a vote as the final day of debate starts on Tuesday. It is also possible that MPs could decide to drop their amendments and new ones may emerge.

So what are the notable amendments tabled so far?

  • Amendment A: Labour's bid to reject Mrs May's deal and "pursue every option" to prevent the UK leaving the EU with no deal. The Liberal Democrats have tabled an amendment to this proposal, which seeks to include a second referendum as one of the options.
  • Amendment K: The SNP wants to reject the Brexit deal. It also calls on the UK Government to "respect the will" of the Scottish Parliament and Welsh Assembly in rejecting the Brexit deal.
  • Amendment O: Former minister Sir Hugo Swire, along with fellow Tories, wants to ensure parliamentary approval on either extending the transition period or triggering the backstop - should a trade deal not be concluded by the end of 2020. It also aims to push the UK Government to secure further assurances from the EU to limit the backstop to 12 months.
  • Amendment P: A Labour backbench amendment to bolster workers' rights and environmental standards.

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