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UK Parliament moves to make 'no-deal' Brexit more difficult

Jan 09, 2019 - St. Louis Post-Dispatch (Missouri)

LONDON - Britain's Parliament narrowly approved financial roadblocks that are designed to make it more difficult for the country to leave the European Union without a Brexit deal, giving a defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May's government Tuesday.

Lawmakers voted 303-296 to back a finance bill amendment that would prohibit government spending on "no deal" Brexit preparations that Parliament didn't authorize.

The vote in the House of Commons illustrated the substantial opposition to t...