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UK MPs Vote To Seize Control Of Brexit Agenda

Stephen McNeice
Stephen McNeice

8:09 AM - 26 Mar 2019



The British parliament has voted to seize control of the Brexit agenda.

Theresa May lost a key vote in the House of Commons last night.

It means MPs get to have a say tomorrow on which sort of exit they want from the EU.

They'll have a series of 'indicative votes' on a number of options - such as a softer Brexit, no deal or a second referendum.

It's an attempt to break the deadlock, and a bid to see if a majority support any alternatives to Mrs May's deal.

30 Conservatives voted against the government, with three ministers stepping down to do so.

One of those - Richard Harrington - claimed Mrs May's government was "playing roulette" with people's livelihoods.

Labour's shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer called the vote a 'humiliating defeat' for Mrs May.

Speaking earlier in the day, Mrs May insisted she'll continue to push for her deal.

However, she admitted she didn't have enough support to bring it forward for a third meaningful vote.



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