UK Parliament to Vote on Brexit Deal
Following months of often dramatic political wrangling, British lawmakers on Tuesday will deliver their final verdict on Prime Minister Theresa May’s divorce deal with the European Union. An approval would set the U.K. on course for withdrawal March 29, with a permanent trade deal to be negotiated by the end of 2020. But a rejection could lead to either a no-deal Brexit or, more likely, a delay of Britain’s departure.
Could a second referendum take place? Despite suggestions — including from the opposition Labour Party — that it’s still possible, a recent analysis found that Parliament lacks the majority to approve a new plebiscite.
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