Brexit deal won't go to UK parliament next week

Flags of European Union and United Kingdom are draped together on the ground opposite Parliament during a protest against Britain's Brexit split from Europe, in London, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018. Photo: AP/ Frank Augstein
Flags of European Union and United Kingdom are draped together on the ground opposite Parliament during a protest against Britain's Brexit split from Europe, in London, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.

December 13, 2018 06:42 AM

British lawmakers won't be voting next week on Theresa May's deal with the European Union for leaving the bloc.

The leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom, published a list of government business for next week — and there was no mention of the so-called meaningful vote on the Brexit bill.

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Earlier this week, May postponed the vote on the deal after realizing she was heading for a heavy defeat. The vote is now likely to be held next year, when Parliament returns from its Christmas break.

Britain is due to leave the EU on March 29.

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