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Westminster is no more a happy place than it was before the Easter break. No MPs seem to have come back from their constituencies with a new idea about how to untangle the Brexit mess. More to the point, none of them seems to have come back having changed their mind. One former minister joked grimly this afternoon, it's "like the cement has set harder", rather than distance bringing any fresh perspectives. And if, as ministers are suggesting privately, the government brings back its Brexit legislation - the Withdrawal Bill - next week to try to show that something is actually happening, there is very little sign at this stage that it would end up with anything other than another defeat. T... Full story

24 April