Brexit Invoice paused after Commons rejects timetable – BBC Information
For the very first time the Home of Commons has voted in favour of a Brexit settlement, however crucially MPs have rejected Boris Johnson’s timetable for passing the mandatory laws.
The primary of two votes was on the Withdrawal Settlement Invoice, the primary Brexit laws, which turns the Prime Minister’s Brexit deal into regulation.
The federal government received that by 329 votes to 299, a majority of 30.
Nevertheless it misplaced the second vote on the Parliamentary timetable, by 14 votes, as a result of a majority of MPs did not suppose three days was lengthy sufficient to scrutinise such an necessary invoice.
The Prime Minister mentioned the invoice would now be paused, and the EU has signalled tonight that it’s going to settle for the UK’s request for an additional Brexit delay.
Huw Edwards is at Westminster with newest from our Political Editor Laura Kuenssberg, Deputy Political Editor John Pienaar and Europe Editor Katya Adler.
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