December 4, 2018 / 5:35 PM / 14 days ago

May's government loses contempt vote over Brexit legal advice

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street, London, Britain, December 4, 2018. REUTERS/Henry Nicholls

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government was found in contempt of parliament on Tuesday for refusing to release its full legal advice on Britain’s exit from the European Union.

Lawmakers voted 311 to 293 in favour of the motion that found ministers in contempt and orders the immediate publication of the advice.

Reporting By Kylie MacLellan. Editing by Andrew MacAskill

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