May Defeated In Parliament, MPs Roadblock To No-Deal Brexit
Tuesday, 8 January 2019 () The government of British Prime MinisterTheresa May suffered a crushing defeat in Parliament Tuesday when MPs who oppose leaving the European Union without an accord won a close vote that created a new obstacle to a no-deal Brexit, Reuters reported. The 303-296 defeat means the government must have explicit parliamentary approval to leave the EU without a deal before it can use certain powers relating to taxation law, the wire report said. Tuesday’s defeat highlights just how tricky May’s weak position as leader of a minority government, divided party and critical parliament just a few days before a pivotal vote on whether to approve the Brexit deal she has negotiated with the EU, Reuters...
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Wednesday accused British Prime Minister Theresa May of being in denial over the defeat of her Brexit deal. Speaking during Prime Minister's Question Time, Corbyn asked..
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May, who has been at the center of debate with regard to a deal she proposed for the country to leave the... One News Page Staff - UKAlso reported by •WorldNews •France 24 •Rediff.com •CBS News
A vote in Britain's parliament on Tuesday crushing Prime Minister May's deal to leave the European Union has made a softer, later Brexit, or even no Brexit at... Reuters - Front PageAlso reported by •Reuters India