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UK parliament can vote on final Brexit deal but UK's exit is definite

The opposition Labour Party has called for parliament to be given a wider range of options beyond either accepting the Brexit deal or leaving the bloc without a deal.


Reuters
Updated: 26-03-2018 17:04 IST
UK parliament can vote on final Brexit deal but UK's exit is definite

European Court of Justice recently came out with a conclusion that Britain has the power to stop Brexit. (Image Credit: Reuters)

The British government has been clear that it will give parliament a meaningful vote on the final Brexit deal it negotiates with Brussels, Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman said on Monday.

The opposition Labour Party has called for parliament to be given a wider range of options beyond either accepting the Brexit deal or leaving the bloc without a deal.

"The government's position on this is very clear which is that there will be a meaningful vote on the Brexit deal where parliament can choose to either accept that deal or we can leave without a deal, but we will be leaving the European Union on March 29, 2019," the spokesman said.

European Court of Justice recently came out with a conclusion that Britain has the power to stop Brexit but The British government argued that the question of whether Britain could unilaterally stop Brexit was irrelevant because the will of the voters was clear and the government was not going to back out of Brexit.

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