What is the ‘meaningful vote’ on Brexit?

In December 2017, the House of Commons voted that MPs would have a ‘final say’ on any Brexit deal negotiated by the UK government with the EU before it can be formally ratified. This has been taken to mean that parliament will have an option to accept, amend or reject the final agreement reached on both the treaty on withdrawal and the political declaration on the future relationship between the UK and the EU.

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