LONDON | Showdown looms as UK lawmakers clash over May’s Brexit deal

9Jan - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News

LONDON—Jan 09, 2019—Britain’s government and its lawmakers clashed Wednesday, as Prime Minister Theresa May brought her little-loved Brexit deal back to Parliament, a month after postponing a vote on the agreement to stave off near-certain defeat.

The House of Commons opened five days of debate on an agreement with the European Union setting out the terms of Britain’s departure from the bloc on March 29.

A vote, initially slated for mid-December, is now scheduled for Jan.

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