Theresa May Loses Brexit Deal Vote in Parliament

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has lost her Brexit deal vote in the House of Commons by 432 votes to 202 - the biggest government defeat in history

Emma Wall 15 January, 2019 | 9:39PM

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May has seen her proposed Brexit deal turned down by Parliament in the biggest defeat of a sitting Government in history. Members of Parliament voted against the deal 432 votes to 202. The result was widely predicted, following significant contention on both sides of the House – the number of Conservative rebels totalling 118. Just three Labour MPs voted for the deal.

High profile Tories who voted against the leader include both former Brexit ministers David Davis and Dominic Raab, Nadine Dorries, former Party leader Iain Duncan Smith, Sir Michael Fallon, Justine Greening, Esther McVey, Grant Shapps, and – unsurprisingly – Euro-sceptic and Leave Campaigners Boris Johnson and Jacob Rees-Mogg.

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Emma Wall  is former Senior International Editor for Morningstar

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