MPs have overwhelmingly rejected all the changes made by peers to the government’s Brexit bill and sent the legislation back to the House of Lords.

The Commons overturned five amendments passed by the Lords, including one on unaccompanied refugee children being allowed to join relatives in the UK.

Ministers say they back the principle of the Dubs amendment but the Brexit bill is not the right vehicle for it.

The bill will pass between the Houses until both sides agree on the wording.

The Brexit bill – officially called the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill – ensures the UK leaves the EU on 31 January with a deal.

It passed through the Commons – where the government has a majority of 80 – unamended, but has faced a tougher reception in

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