UK's Theresa May Survives Confidence Vote, Even After Brexit Failure
Thursday, January 17, 2019, 7:23 AM
PM Theresa May survived a-no-confidence motion in House of Commons in a close party-line vote of 325 to 302, a day after humiliating defeat of her Brexit plan imperiled both her leadership and Britain's departure from EU. Brexit is tearing British society and its political classes apart, as-the-sides devolve into warring tribes of Leavers and Remainers, neither with enough power to best the other.
British Lawmakers To Hold Key Brexit Vote On January 15: Official
Tuesday, January 8, 2019, 8:45 PM
British lawmakers are set to hold a critical vote on January-15 on Brexit agreement negotiated by PM Theresa May, her spokesman said Tuesday. Theresa May had told a cabinet meeting that the vote, which the government has already postponed once because of widespread opposition, will go ahead, the spokesman said. Extension to Britain's departure will be complicated by elections to European Parliament in May.