BREAKING: Tories become first government to lose Finance Bill vote for 41 years after Yvette Cooper No Deal amendment passes
Tom D Rogers - 08 January 2019
Theresa May’s Conservative Party have suffered the ignominy of becoming the first ruling party to be defeated on a Finance Bill vote in 41 years after an amendment tabled by Labour MP Yvette Cooper to hand MPs more powers to prevent a No Deal Brexit was narrowly voted through by MPs.
Cooper’s amendment passed by a slim margin 7, gaining 303 votes for and 296 against, and means that the government will now be accountable to MPs if it wishes to implement a No Deal Brexit... See more
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