British MPs vote for Brexit delay and new vote on deal

By AFP
Published: March 14, 2019
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street, in London, Britain November 14, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street, in London, Britain November 14, 2018. PHOTO: REUTERS/FILE

LONDON: British MPs on Thursday voted massively in favour of asking the EU to delay Brexit and holding a new vote soon on a divorce deal they have already rejected twice.

British MPs vote to reject no-deal Brexit

Parliament voted by 412 in favour and 202 against on the government’s proposal — a rare respite for Prime Minister Theresa May following a chaotic week.

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