UK Lawmakers reject alternatives to Brexit deal

London, Members of Britain’s Parliament on Monday rejected four alternatives to Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal with the European Union that would may soften Britain’s departure.

The rejected proposals included calling for the Brexit deal to be put to a public referendum. It was defeated by 292-280 votes.

Another rejected proposal included a plan to keep Britain in a customs union with the EU, guaranteeing smooth and tariff-free trade in goods. It was the narrowest defeat by 276 votes to 273.

Lawmakers also rejected a proposal calling for Britain to stay in the EU’s borderless single market for both goods and services. It was defeated by 282-261 votes.

Source: Jordan News Agency