January 29, 2019 / 8:07 PM / 7 months ago

UK parliament rejects Cooper amendment seeking way to delay Brexit

Britain's Normanton MP Yvette Cooper appears on BBC TV's The Andrew Marr Show in London, Britain January 27, 2019. Jeff Overs/BBC/Handout via REUTERS

LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers voted on Tuesday against a proposal which could have given parliament the power to delay Brexit - a victory for Prime Minister Theresa May who opposed the plan.

Lawmakers voted 321 to 298 against the proposal put forward by Labour lawmaker Yvette Cooper.

Reporting by William James, Kylie MacLellan and Elizabeth Piper; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

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