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May wins confidence vote, chaos continues : After narrowly surviving motion, British PM vows to work with all parties on a new plan, while MPs call to delay or cancel EU withdrawal

Jan 17, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

British Prime Minister Theresa May has survived a bid to topple her government, but she is a long way from resolving the impasse over Brexit that has left the country in crisis. And she has only a few days to find a solution.

On Wednesday, the government won a vote of no confidence in the House of Commons by a margin of 325 to 306. The result handed Ms. May a crucial parliamentary victory just 24 hours after an overwhelming number of Members of Parliament rejected her Brexit deal with the ...