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UK government defeats opposition motion that criticises EU plans
June 29, 2017 / 4:45 PM / 6 months ago

UK government defeats opposition motion that criticises EU plans

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May’s government defeated an amendment to her programme of legislation on Thursday, voting down an attempt to force her to drop her aim of leaving the EU’s single market and customs union after Brexit talks.

Prime Minister Theresa May leaves Downing Street in London, Britain June 29, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville

The government defeated the motion by 322 votes to 101 votes.

Reporting by David Milliken and Elizabeth Piper

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