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Theresa May survives no-confidence vote the day after major Brexit defeat

Theresa May survives no-confidence vote the day after major Brexit defeat

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British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government narrowly survived a vote of no-confidence in Parliament Wednesday as her Conservative Party stuck together to push back an effort to oust the government — despite May’s colossal Brexit defeat a day earlier. The House of Commons voted 325-306 in favor of the government and against the motion, as Conservative MPs and coalition allies The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) stood together and fended off Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn’s push for an eventual general election. “I am pleased that this House has expressed its confidence in the government tonight,” she said in Parliament moments after the result was announced. “I do not take this responsibility lightly and my government will continue its work to increase its prosperity, guarantee our security and to strengthen our union. And yes, we will also continue to work to deliver on the solemn promise we made to the people of this country to deliver on the result of the referendum and…
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