The Government of the United Kingdom is found to be in contempt of parliament for the first time in history. The motion, which passed by 311 to 293 votes in the House of Commons, was triggered by Theresa May's government failing to publish its legal advice on its Brexit withdrawal plan.
Theresa May's government will publish Brexit legal advice after lawmakers found it in contempt of Parliament.
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The House of Commons of the United Kingdom votes 412 to 202 to seek a delay to Brexit of three months if UK Prime Minister Theresa May's deal can be passed at a third attempt next week, else significantly longer. The delay, which means the UK will no longer leave the European Union on March 29, will have to be unanimously approved by all other 27 EU member states.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May formally writes a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk requesting for a delay of Brexit until June 30.
After a vote by MPs in the House of Commons, the government is required to table an alternative Brexit plan within 3 days of the vote, if it fails to pass a majority on January 15.
British Prime Minister Theresa May tells Conservative lawmakers that she plans to hold a vote in parliament on her Brexit deal on February 13.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal is defeated in Parliament by 432 votes to 202, the worst defeat for a Prime Minister in modern British history. As a result, a vote of no confidence in her government will be held tomorrow.