02.12.2022

  • Britain’s upper house of parliament inflicted an embarrassing defeat on Theresa May’s government on Wednesday, challenging her refusal to remain in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit.

  • That stance widened divisions within the party and raised the prospect of defeat in the upper House of Lords, where the Conservatives do not command a majority.

  • HOUSE UNDER FIRE After losing the Conservatives’ parliamentary majority in an ill-judged snap election last June, May relies on the support of a small Northern Irish party to pass legislation.

  • After the Lords, the bill will return to the House of Commons, possibly as early as next month.

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May dealt embarrassing Brexit defeat by peers

Britain’s upper house of parliament inflicted an embarrassing defeat on Theresa May’s government on Wednesday, challenging her refusal to remain in a customs union with the European Union after Brexit. The Prime Minister, who has struggled to unite her Conservative party...

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