After surviving a no confidence vote triggered by the embarrassing defeat of her Brexit deal in Parliament, British Prime Minister Theresa May says it is time for all parties to get together and explore available options to take the country out of the European Union (EU).
May appeared outside 10 Downing Street on Wednesday to give what was supposed to be a victory speech after the relatively narrow 325-306 vote she scored in a no confidence challenge tabled by opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn.
The premier, however, used the opportunity to provide reassurance to a nation that is deeply divided over Brexit and is shaken by the uncertainty surrounds it.
“This evening the government has won the confidence of Parliament,” she declared. “This now gives us all the opportunity to focus on finding a way forward on Brexit.”
“Overwhelmingly, the British people want us to get on with delivering Brexit and also address other important issues…