The British government has been in contempt of the parliament by refusing to publish a full legal advice on a deal that outlines the terms of country’s withdrawal from the European Union, according to a parliament vote on Tuesday.
Lawmakers in the House of Commons, the lower house of the British parliament, voted 311 to 293 in favor of a motion tabled by the main opposition Labour Party that said Prime Minister Theresa May’s government had been in contempt by refusing to publish the full details of Attorney General Geoffrey Cox’s legal opinion on Brexit deal.
The vote is a fresh blow to May and her government as they try to go through the chamber with a Brexit deal that has faced huge criticism from either side of the political spectrum.
The parliament will vote on the Brexit deal on December 11. May and her ministers have been travelling across the UK to force the public to persuade their lawmakers that the deal is the best for Britain…