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In Blow To Theresa May, UK Parliament Gives Itself Final Say On Brexit

Rebellious Conservative MPs were essential in passing the legislation.

In Blow To Theresa May, UK Parliament Gives Itself Final Say On Brexit
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Britain's Parliament voted to give itself a say on the final Brexit bill, a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May.

Members of Parliament approved a measure giving the body a legal guarantee that any finalized Brexit bill would be submitted as a law for Parliament to approve. 

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May had pushed back against that idea, saying it would weaken her already tough task of negotiating the U.K.'s withdrawal from the EU. But — with the help of members of May's own Conservative Party — the measure passed. 

Despite the setback, May's government said the vote wouldn't stop the U.K.'s departure from the bloc in 2019.