MPs back votes on Brexit alternatives by 329 votes to 302

MPs have voted to take control of Commons business in an unprecedented move to try to find a majority for any Brexit option.

MPs have voted to take control of Commons business in an unprecedented move to try to find a majority for any Brexit option.

The government was defeated by 329 votes to 302 on the cross-party amendment, a majority of 27.

Thirty Tory MPs voted against the government, including three ministers - Richard Harrington, Alistair Burt and Steve Brine.

The three have now resigned from their junior ministerial jobs.

Labour's Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer called the...
source: BBC

2019-03-26 00:44
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