British Prime Minister Theresa May finds herself heading into the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement debate in parliament on the heels of having lost two key legislative battles only days before a final vote on the deal with Brussels over the UK’s post-Brexit relationship with the EU comes up for a final vote on December 11.

May’s Conservative MPs backed two proposals that were shot down parliament that appears to be in a combative mood after May struck a deal with Brussels that has been widely condemned by members of her own party and those in opposition.

The latest legislative defeat came via a motion that parliament should have a free hand to determine how to proceed is May’s proposal is rejected. For the first time in the country’s history, the government was found to be in contempt by the parliament after it refused to publish a report on the legal ramifications of the Withdrawal Agreement.

 

Full article available: https://www.neweurope.eu/article/may-suffers-parliamentary-defeats-ahead-of-withdrawal-agreement-vote/

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