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Brexit deal loses Parliamentary vote Brexit deal loses Parliamentary vote
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January 15- Theresa May's Brexit EU-approved deal is not supported in Parliament , losing the 'meaningful vote' 432 to 202 January 15- Theresa May's Brexit EU-approved deal is not supported in Parliament , losing the 'meaningful vote' 432 to 202
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Theresa May's Brexit Withdrawal Agreement has suffered a defeat in the House of Commons, losing the vote 432-202. The EU- approved deal's 200 vote defeat is the <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46879887">largest government defeat in history</a> and <a href="https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-vote-result-theresa-may-lose-defeat-deal-no-confidence-conservative-government-mp-labour-a8729391.html">included 118</a> Conservative Party MPs voting against their party's proposal.  Theresa May's Brexit Withdrawal Agreement has suffered a defeat in the House of Commons, losing the vote <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46885828">432-202</a>. The EU- approved deal's 200 vote defeat is the <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46879887">largest government defeat in history</a> and <a href="https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-vote-result-theresa-may-lose-defeat-deal-no-confidence-conservative-government-mp-labour-a8729391.html">included 118</a> Conservative Party MPs voting against their party's proposal.
  Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, has<a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/01/15/brexit-vote-result-parliament-news-deal-theresa-may-commons/"> called</a> a vote of no-confidence in response to the defeat, to allow Parliament to <a href="https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-16/brexit-deal-proposed-by-may-rejected-by-british-parliament/10718172">"give its verdict on the sheer incompetence of this Government."</a>
Leader of the Opposition, Jeremy Corbyn, has<a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/01/15/brexit-vote-result-parliament-news-deal-theresa-may-commons/"> called</a> a vote of no-confidence in response to the defeat, with the Prime Minister <a href="https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-vote-result-theresa-may-lose-defeat-deal-no-confidence-conservative-government-mp-labour-a8729391.html">confirming that time</a> will be allowed for the vote the following day. This vote is <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46885828">expected around 1300 GMT</a> on Wednesday, 16th of January and <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46885828">may lead to a general election</a> if MPs do not support Theresa May.  The Prime Minister has <a href="https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-vote-result-theresa-may-lose-defeat-deal-no-confidence-conservative-government-mp-labour-a8729391.html">confirmed that time</a> will be allowed for the vote the following day, saying that <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46885828">"the House has spoken and this government will listen."</a> This vote is <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46885828">expected around 1300 GMT</a> on Wednesday, 16th of January and <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/15/world/europe/brexit-vote-theresa-may.html">may lead</a> <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46885828">to a general election</a> if MPs do not support Theresa May.
  Jean-Claude Juncker, the<a href="https://ec.europa.eu/commission/commissioners/2014-2019/president_en"> President of the EU commission,</a> acknowledged the result via twitter. <a href="https://twitter.com/JunckerEU/status/1085263377411145728">"I take note with regret of the outcome of the vote in the House of Commons this evening. I urge the UK to clarify its intentions as soon as possible. Time is almost up."</a>
  The United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union on March 29, 2019.
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<p><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2019/jan/15/brexit-vote-parliament-latest-news-may-corbyn-gove-tells-tories-they-can-improve-outcome-if-mays-deal-passed-politics-live">Brexit vote: Jeremy Corbyn tables vote of no confidence after May suffers historic defeat – Politics live &#8212; The Guardian</a></p>  <p><a href="https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2019/jan/15/brexit-vote-parliament-latest-news-may-corbyn-gove-tells-tories-they-can-improve-outcome-if-mays-deal-passed-politics-live">Brexit vote: Jeremy Corbyn tables vote of no confidence after May suffers historic defeat – Politics live The Guardian</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/01/15/brexit-vote-result-parliament-news-deal-theresa-may-commons/">Brexit vote result: Theresa May defeated by record margin of 230 MPs as Jeremy Corbyn tables vote of no confidence &#8211; latest news &#8212; The Telegraph</a></p>  <p><a href="https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/01/15/brexit-vote-result-parliament-news-deal-theresa-may-commons/">Brexit vote result: Theresa May defeated by record margin of 230 MPs as Jeremy Corbyn tables vote of no confidence latest news The Telegraph</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-vote-result-theresa-may-lose-defeat-deal-no-confidence-conservative-government-mp-labour-a8729391.html">Brexit vote result: Theresa May suffers crushing defeat as MPs reject deal by huge margin &#8212; Independent</a></p>  <p><a href="https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-vote-result-theresa-may-lose-defeat-deal-no-confidence-conservative-government-mp-labour-a8729391.html">Brexit vote result: Theresa May suffers crushing defeat as MPs reject deal by huge margin Independent</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46885828">Brexit: Theresa May&#8217;s deal is voted down in historic Commons defeat &#8212; BBC</a></p>  <p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-46885828">Brexit: Theresa Mays deal is voted down in historic Commons defeat BBC</a></p>
<p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46879887">Reality Check: What are the biggest government defeats? &#8212; BBC</a></p>  <p><a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-46879887">Reality Check: What are the biggest government defeats? BBC</a></p>
  <p><a href="https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-01-16/brexit-deal-proposed-by-may-rejected-by-british-parliament/10718172">Brexit deal proposed by Theresa May rejected by British Parliament, plunging UK into uncertainty &#8212; ABC</a></p>
  <p><a href="https://twitter.com/JunckerEU?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor">Jean-Claude Juncker Twitter</a></p>
  <p><a href="https://ec.europa.eu/commission/commissioners/2014-2019/president_en">Jean-Claude Juncker &#8212; European Commission</a></p>
  <p><a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/15/world/europe/brexit-vote-theresa-may.html">May and Brexit Face Uncertain Future After Crushing Defeat in Parliament &#8212; The New York Times</a></p>

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