16 January 2019 • 10:51am Vote of no confidence in Government to be held at 7pm Theresa May on course to survive after DUP pledge support Andrea Leadsom guarantees Article 50 will not be extended Prime Minister’s Brexit deal crushed by 432 votes to 202 Cabinet deeply divided on Brexit as PM’s future hangs in balance Who could replace May as next Tory leader and Prime Minister? How a vote of no confidence works – and could Labour win? What now Britain? How Europe reacted to PM’s Brexit defeat Sign up: Brexit Whatsapp updates and all-new Brexit Bulletin Theresa May faces a vote of no confidence in her Government today after her Brexit deal was crushed as Andrea Leadsom guaranteed ministers will not seek an extension to Article 50. The Prime Minister suffered the worst defeat in parliamentary history as her Brexit agreement was rejected by a majority of 230 votes on Tuesday night. The scale of the loss appeared to significantly increase the chances of Britain seeking an extension to the two year Article 50 period as Downing Street last night refused to rule out delaying the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. But Mrs Leadsom, the Commons Leader and leading Brexiteer, moved on Wednesday morning to insist Article… Read full this story
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