UK parliament rejects Cooper amendment seeking way to delay Brexit

REUTERS
LONDON
Published 13.02.2019 00:31
Tellers announce the results of the vote on Cooper's Amendment to delay Brexit in Parliament, in London, Britain, January 29, 2019, in this screen grab taken from video. (Reuters)
Tellers announce the results of the vote on Cooper's Amendment to delay Brexit in Parliament, in London, Britain, January 29, 2019, in this screen grab taken from video. (Reuters)

British lawmakers voted on Tuesday against a proposal which could have given parliament the power to delay Brexit - a victory for Prime Minister Theresa May who opposed the plan.

Lawmakers voted 321 to 298 against the proposal put forward by Labour lawmaker Yvette Cooper.

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