Brexit uncertainty as May loses vote

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THE uncertainty over Brexit continues after British Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a devastating defeat over the UK government’s  Withdrawal Bill.

The PM could only muster 202 votes for the crucial bill, with 432 MPs voting against in the House of Commons. The vote means that after two years of political upheaval and negotiations with our present EU partners no one can see what will happen on March 29 – the date slated for the UK’s exit from the EU.

The options – particularly given Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s push for a vote of no confidenece in Theresa May’s government – could include a general election, or with behind the scenes Conservative politics, may mean a rethink of the deal.

But whether the EU would go along with a renegotiation is anyone’s guess. All possibilities remain open, from a hard ‘crash out’ with no deal to a new referendum. Only time and politics will tell.

 

 

 

 

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Dilip Kuner

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