What Theresa May’s House of Commons defeat means for Brexit

Theresa May has put a brave face on her defeat in the House of Commons last night over the terms of the UK’s Brexit deal, but the rebellion was undoubtedly a blow.
The Prime Minister noted that the Government had won 35 of 36 votes on amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill, but last night’s defeat was as significant as any victory.
Mrs May was dealt a harsh lesson on what a handful of pro-remain Tories and a united opposition can do to a minority administration.
The move means parliament will now get a vote on the final deal thrashed out on the UK’s Brexit conditions, causing fury among Tory... read more

14 December 2017 in Politics, Views: 43
Source: Scotsman

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