May Suffers Parliament Defeats Ahead of Key Vote: Brexit Update

May Suffers Parliament Defeats Ahead of Key Vote: Brexit Update

May Suffers Parliament Defeats Ahead of Key Vote: Brexit UpdateThe premier then lost a third big vote that could prove even more significant: it gives Parliament the power to shape the final Brexit settlement if, as expected, May fails to get her deal approved in the Commons in a vote on Dec. 11. Pro-Brexit Tory Boris Johnson, who quit as foreign secretary in protest at May’s plan for keeping close to EU trade rules, savaged her deal. The government should go back to Brussels and say Britain will leave without one, he said.