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Anglia Late Edition - December 2018

Anglia Late Edition is the regional politics programme for the East of England presented by political correspondent Emma Hutchinson

  • Click below to watch the Anglia Late Edition programme broadcast on Thursday 6 December 2018

Anglia Late Edition reveals as many has half of the Tory backbenchers are preparing to vote against the government's Brexit deal.

There are 60 Conservative MPs in the Anglia region and around one third are government ministers so would be expected to support the EU withdrawal deal.

Of the remaining 40 backbench Tory MPs, a survey by ITV News Anglia suggests that as many as 20, or half of them, are preparing to reject the deal when it is voted on in the House of Commons on Tuesday 11 December.

MPs have a five day debate before voting on the government's deal to leave the European Union.

Emma Hutchinson was joined in the studio by three politicians from the Anglia region to debate the big issues of the week.

  • George Freeman is the Conservative MP for Mid Norfolk and was the head to the Downing Street policy unit
  • Daniel Zeichner is the Labour MP for Cambridge
  • Baroness Sal Brinton is the President of the Liberal Democrats
Emma Hutchinson was joined in the studio by George Freeman MP (Con), Daniel Zeichner MP (Lab) and Baroness Sal Brinton (Lib Dem)

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