May piles pressure on British lawmakers to back Brexit deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May piled pressure on rebel lawmakers on Thursday to back her battered EU divorce deal as parliament prepared to vote on seeking a delay to Britain’s departure that could ultimately derail the process.

Two weeks before Britain is due to leave the European Union, May is using the threat of a long delay to push Brexit supporters in her Conservative Party finally to back her deal.

That vote could come next week, when those lawmakers...
source: Reuters

2019-03-14 18:20
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