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MPs reject May's Brexit plan

DEFEAT: Theresa May

THERESA MAY’s Brexit deal has been rejected by 432 votes to 202 - a majority of 230.

There’s only been three MP’s in the last century who’ve faced a loss of over 100 votes, making this a major defeat for Ms. May.

Speaking at the House of Commons this evening (Jan 15), the Prime Minister said the she will first ensure MPs can see if they still have confidence in the government and if Jeremy Corbyn tables a no confidence motion, it will get debated tomorrow.

She added that she will hold meetings with her colleagues and senior parliamentarians in order to do what is required to receive backing from the house, and she will go back to the EU to consider new plans.

May said she believes in leaving the EU “orderly” with a “good deal”.

Whilst May seemed somewhat optimistic, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn blasted the Prime Minister highlighting that this is the greatest defeat the government has had since the 1920s.

He said the government has consistently failed to reach out to other parties and has tabled a motion of no confidence, which will be debated tomorrow.


Donald Tusk, the president of the European council has urged the UK to consider cancelling Brexit. Tusk took to Twitter, where he wrote: "If a deal is impossible, and no one wants no deal, then who will finally have the courage to say what the only positive solution is?

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