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Post-Brexit UK research needs bolder action from this timid government - The Guardian

Government rhetoric about 'global Britain' is not matched by its limp response to proposals for securing the future of research and higher education. Contact author. @Stephen_Curry. Wed 1 Mar 2017 02.08 EST Last modified on Wed 14 Feb 2018 10.45 EST ...and more »

Lords urge Tories to back Brexit bill amendment on EU citizens - The Guardian

Peer says Tory rebels could defy whip over provision to protect EU nationals in UK when bill returns to Commons. Anushka Asthana and Lisa O'Carroll. Thu 2 Mar 2017 04.13 EST First published on Wed 1 Mar 2017 13.50 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on ...and more »

Defiant Theresa May 'WILL trigger Article 50 on March 15' despite overwhelming Lords defeat over Brexit - Mirror.co.uk

A defiant Theresa May is determined to push ahead and trigger Article 50 within two weeks despite suffering her first Parliamentary defeat over Brexit . She will try and overturn a crushing decision by the House of Lords, which last night defied her by ...and more »

House of Lords votes to protect rights of EU citizens in the UK - Financial Times

The House of Lords has voted by an overwhelming majority to guarantee the rights of EU citizens living in the UK after Brexit, in defiance of Theresa May. Peers backed an amendment to the government's Article 50 bill — it will give Mrs May the power ...and more »

Brexit bill: Theresa May faces another defeat in House of Lords to stop 'no deal' EU exit, peers warn - The Independent

Peers say Theresa May is heading for another thumping Brexit defeat in the House of Lords, to prevent her crashing Britain out of the EU with 'no deal”. Both Labour and the Liberal Democrats believe they comfortably have the numbers to win a crunch ...and more »

As Brexit deadline looms, House of Lords votes to secure EU citizens' rights - Christian Science Monitor

March 2, 2017 —The British Parliament's House of Lords has approved an amendment to the country's "Brexit" bill that would guarantee European Union citizens' residence rights after Britain leaves the 28-member bloc. The amendment isn't likely to clear ...and more »

Government drops threat to abolish House of Lords if it holds up Brexit bill - The Independent

Draconian Government threats to abolish the House of Lords if it held up Brexit have been dropped – despite peers' defiance over EU citizens' rights. Instead, Downing Street praised the upper chamber for a “healthy and vigorous debate” after it ...and more »

Government defeated on Brexit bill - BBC News

The government has been defeated after the House of Lords said ministers should guarantee EU nationals' right to stay in the UK after Brexit. The vote, by 358 to 256, is the first Parliamentary defeat for the government's Brexit bill. However, MPs will ...and more »

Lord Tebbit accuses peers of 'thinking of nothing but the rights of foreigners' during Brexit debate - The Independent

Norman Tebbit sparked anger in the House of Lords when he accused peers attempting to protect the rights of EU nationals of “thinking of nothing but the rights of foreigners”. The former Conservative Cabinet minister – renowned as Margaret Thatcher's ...and more »

Brexit: House of Lords defies Theresa May over EU nationals' right to stay in UK - The Independent

Theresa May will be forced to order MPs to throw out an immediate guarantee that 3 million EU nationals can stay in Britain, after a humiliating defeat in the House of Lords. Peers defied the Prime Minister by voting by 358 to 256 – a majority of 102 ...and more »