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Protests planned as PM faces opposition over Brexit plan
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Protests planned as PM faces opposition over Brexit plan

Protests against Boris Johnson's Brexit stance are to be held as the Prime Minister faces cross-party opposition to his EU withdrawal moves. Demonstrators opposed to Brexit have planned more than 30 events across the UK this weekend as Mr Johnson looked set for a torrid week in the Commons. As Mr Johnson faces Parliamentary attempts to try and legislate against a no-deal exit from the EU, or hold a vote of confidence in his Government, the PM insisted opponents could be making the prospect of a withdrawal from the bloc without an agreement more likely. Mr Johnson's remarks came as a Tory predecessor in Number 10, Sir John Major, announced he wanted to join a legal challenge to the PM's decision to extend the suspension of Parliament over the annual party conference season. Sir Jo...