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British MPs set to vote on 'contempt of parliament' accusation

04 December 2018, 09:29 | Darnell Patrick

Image ITV has pulled out of hosting a debate between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn

The House of Commons voted 311-293 in favour of a motion censuring the government over failing to release the legal advice.

She may also face a no confidence vote from her own backbench MPs if more letters of no confidence are handed into the 1922 Committee.

As he presented his motion to the House, Mr Grieve said: "The House will recall that back in last June issues arose about how the House should proceed in the event of the Government's motion being rejected.

It is of huge constitutional and political significance", Keir Starmer, the Opposition Labour Party's Brexit spokesman, said after the vote.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May answers questions about her Brexit agenda at a Parliamentary liaison committee meeting, November 29, 2018 in London.

Opposition parties and the small Northern Irish party that props up Ms May's minority Government are furious that it only provided an outline of the legal basis for its Brexit deal after Parliament voted to be given the full advice.

Starting Tuesday, the British Parliament will debate whether to accept the terms of the deal that was negotiated by May and representatives from the European Union.

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Image Labour and the Conservatives accused each other of 'running scared' in relation to a proposed debate

But the deal still needs to be passed by a majority of British MPs in Parliament.

MPs are set to vote on whether to approve Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal after five days of debate - culminating in crucial votes next Wednesday.

Ms Haddon said the contempt motion was a "show of force" which could foreshadow both the final vote on the deal and the various amendments lawmakers are trying to attach to it.

Mr Cox was repeatedly challenged about the issue in the Commons on Monday but insisted it was in the public interest for the advice he gave to ministers to remain confidential.

Four Labour MPs voted against the amendment.

Attorney General Geoffrey Cox earlier published an overview of his legal advice on Theresa May's Brexit deal and answered MPs questions on it. It was always a nonsense that MPs, after the "meaningful vote", would be somehow gagged from expressing a view.

Tory MP Anne Marie Morris Newton Abbot earlier intervened on Mrs May to suggest her deal would mean the United Kingdom would be "stuck with the same rule base that we have in the EU".

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