PressTV-UK parliament roundly rejects May’s Brexit deal

British lawmakers have rejected Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal with the European Union by a wide margin.

British parliament members on Tuesday evening voted against the deal by 432 to 202 in the House of Commons, dealing a severe blow to May and her cabinet after months of negotiation over the UK’s divorce deal from the bloc.

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament’s Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows a full House of Commons in London on January 15, 2019. (Photo via AFP)

During the final session of debate over the issue, May argued that the deal was “crucial for generations to come,” and that other options would only cause a further division among the British public.

“It is clear that the house does not support this deal, but tonight’s vote tells us nothing about what it does support,” May said in the House immediately after the vote, adding that a confidence motion would be voted on the…

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