According to a report from the BBC, “MPs have backed measures designed to thwart preparations for a no-deal Brexit, by defeating the government in the House of Commons.”
They reportedly did so by backing an amendment which would limit spending on no-deal prepared unless allowed by parliament.
Following the vote, Treasury minister Robert Jenrick said the “simple truth” remained that the UK would leave the EU on 29 March.
According to the minister, all that will now occur is a less prepared UK.
This is a breaking news story and will be updated.