WORLD UK government will not accept Lords proposal of 'meaningful vote': source

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UK government will not accept Lords proposal of 'meaningful vote': source

Reuters

17:52, June 19, 2018

Britain’s government will not accept a proposal from the upper house of parliament which hands lawmakers greater power over a Brexit deal, a government source said on Tuesday, setting up a showdown over plans for a “meaningful vote”.

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at the Royal Free Hospital, London June 18, 2018. (Photo: Reuters)

The source said on condition of anonymity that Prime Minister Theresa May would stick to her offer to the lower house of parliament for a vote to accept or reject any deal she wins in Brussels to leave the European Union.

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