Johnson defeated on Brexit legislation for first time since election

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government was defeated in parliament on Monday for the first time since a December election, with the upper chamber voting in favour of a move to protect the rights of EU citizens in Britain after Brexit.

Johnson’s Conservatives won a large majority in the lower chamber, the House of commons, at the Dec. 12 vote and lawmakers there quickly approved the legislation needed to ratify his exit deal with Brussels...
source: Reuters

2020-01-21 05:11
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