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Theresa May announces Brexit parliamentary vote, as opposition leader proposes no-confidence vote Theresa May announces Brexit parliamentary vote, as opposition leader proposes no-confidence vote
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Monday December 17: British Prime Minister announces vote for week beginning January 14, amidst call for no-confidence vote Monday December 17: British Prime Minister announces vote for week beginning January 14, amidst call for no-confidence vote
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Members of the British Parliament will vote on Theresa May's <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/93691/">EU approved</a> Brexit deal on the <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46586673">week beginning January 14</a>, ahead of Britain's scheduled leaving of the EU on <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/17/commons-to-vote-on-mays-brexit-plan-in-week-of-14-january">March 29, 2019. </a> Members of the British Parliament will vote on Theresa May's <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/93691/">EU approved</a> Brexit deal on the <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46586673">week beginning January 14</a>, ahead of Britain's scheduled leaving of the EU on <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/17/commons-to-vote-on-mays-brexit-plan-in-week-of-14-january">March 29, 2019. </a>
The vote was initially scheduled for December 11, but was <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94876/">postponed</a> by Theresa May as she admitted it <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/pms-statement-on-exiting-the-european-union-10-december-2018" rel="external nofollow">"would be rejected by a significant margin</a>.” The Prime Minister then then faced a vote of <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94940/">no-confidence</a> from with her party, which she <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94959/">won 200-137</a>. The vote was initially scheduled for December 11, but was <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94876/">postponed</a> by Theresa May as she admitted it <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/pms-statement-on-exiting-the-european-union-10-december-2018" rel="external nofollow">"would be rejected by a significant margin</a>.” The Prime Minister then then faced a vote of <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94940/">no-confidence</a> from with her party, which she <a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94959/">won 200-137</a>.
The days session of parliament also saw leader of the opposition, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/17/corbyn-demands-vote-of-no-confidence-in-theresa-may">propose a vote of no-confidence</a>. Addressing the Commons, Mr. Corbyn said that the Prime Minister had "led the country into a national crisis," and stated that <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/17/corbyn-demands-vote-of-no-confidence-in-theresa-may">"(it's) very clear that it’s bad, unacceptable that we should be waiting almost a month before we have a meaningful vote”</a>  The days session of parliament also saw leader of the opposition, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn, <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/17/corbyn-demands-vote-of-no-confidence-in-theresa-may">propose a vote of no-confidence</a>. Addressing the Commons, Mr. Corbyn said that the Prime Minister had "led the country into a national crisis," and stated that <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/17/corbyn-demands-vote-of-no-confidence-in-theresa-may">"(it's) very clear that it’s bad, unacceptable that we should be waiting almost a month before we have a meaningful vote.”</a>
Unlike the previous weeks vote, if the call is accepted by the government MPs of all parties would be able to vote on whether they think Mrs. May should remain as the head of the government. Unlike the previous weeks vote, if the call is accepted by the government MPs of all parties would be able to vote on whether they think Mrs. May should remain as the head of the government.
Mr Corbyn's proposal is <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46586673">due to be tabled on Tuesday December 18,</a> however the government is <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/17/corbyn-demands-vote-of-no-confidence-in-theresa-may">not obligated</a> to to schedule a confidence vote before Christmas.  Mr Corbyn's proposal is <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46586673">due to be tabled on Tuesday December 18,</a> however the government is <a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/17/corbyn-demands-vote-of-no-confidence-in-theresa-may">not obligated</a> to schedule a confidence vote before Christmas.
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<p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46586673">Theresa May sets January date for MPs’ Brexit vote — BBC</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46586673">Theresa May sets January date for MPs’ Brexit vote — BBC</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/17/corbyn-demands-vote-of-no-confidence-in-theresa-may"> Corbyn demands vote of no confidence in Theresa May — The Guardian</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/17/corbyn-demands-vote-of-no-confidence-in-theresa-may"> Corbyn demands vote of no confidence in Theresa May — The Guardian</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/explainers/parliament-and-brexit-deal">Parliament and Brexit – Institute for the Government</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.instituteforgovernment.org.uk/explainers/parliament-and-brexit-deal">Parliament and Brexit – Institute for the Government</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/17/commons-to-vote-on-mays-brexit-plan-in-week-of-14-january"> Commons to vote on May’s Brexit plan in week of 14 January — The Guardian</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/dec/17/commons-to-vote-on-mays-brexit-plan-in-week-of-14-january"> Commons to vote on May’s Brexit plan in week of 14 January — The Guardian</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-news-live-latest-update-theresa-may-deal-vote-parliament-statement-second-referendum-commons-a8686451.html">Brexit news – live: Corbyn tables no confidence motion in Theresa May as meaningful vote date confirmed — The Independent</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-news-live-latest-update-theresa-may-deal-vote-parliament-statement-second-referendum-commons-a8686451.html">Brexit news – live: Corbyn tables no confidence motion in Theresa May as meaningful vote date confirmed — The Independent</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94876/">Brexit Parliamentary vote postponed — WikiTribune</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94876/">Brexit Parliamentary vote postponed — WikiTribune</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94940/">Theresa May faces vote of no-confidence — WikiTribune</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94940/">Theresa May faces vote of no-confidence — WikiTribune</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94959/">Theresa May survives leadership vote — WikiTribune</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/94959/">Theresa May survives leadership vote — WikiTribune</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/93691/">European Union approves Brexit plan — WikiTribune</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.wikitribune.com/article/93691/">European Union approves Brexit plan — WikiTribune</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/world/brexit-ireland">Brexit- Government website</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/world/brexit-ireland">Brexit- Government website</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/guidance/exiting-the-european-union">Exiting the European Union – Government website</a></p> <p><a href="https://www.gov.uk/guidance/exiting-the-european-union">Exiting the European Union – Government website</a></p>
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