The defeat of the Prime Minister’s withdrawal settlement by 344 votes to 286 got here on the identical day that Britain was initially supposed to depart the European Union, and left the trail ahead on Brexit unclear.
The rejection of Might’s plan raises the probabilities of additional delays to Brexit, or of Britain crashing out of Europe with no deal on the brand new deadline of April 12.
Might had supplied to resign if Parliament handed her deal, however in the end she was unable to steer sufficient MPs to again a plan they’d resoundingly rejected in two earlier votes.
It could now relaxation on British lawmakers to discover a means out of the deadlock after they run a second vote on alternate options to Might’s deal on Monday.
In an announcement following the vote, Might described the implications of the outcome as “grave” and stated she feared “we’re reaching the bounds of this course of within the Home,” a suggestion that she could possibly be contemplating calling a common election to resolve the Parliamentary deadlock on Brexit.
“On Monday, this Home will proceed the method to see if there’s a secure majority for a selected various model of our future relationship with the EU,” Might advised the Home of Commons.
“This Home has rejected no deal. It has rejected no Brexit. On Wednesday it rejected all of the variations of the deal on the desk. And at present it has rejected approving the Withdrawal Settlement alone and persevering with a course of on the long run.”
The outcome prompted Donald Tusk, the President of the European Council, to name for an emergency EU summit on April 10.
A European Fee spokesman advised CNN that it regretted the results of the vote and was “now absolutely ready for a ‘no-deal’ state of affairs at midnight on 12 April.”
“The EU will stay united. The advantages of the withdrawal settlement, together with a transition interval, will in no circumstances be replicated in a ‘no-deal’ state of affairs. Sectoral mini-deals usually are not an possibility.”
Opposition Labour social gathering chief Jeremy Corbyn as soon as once more known as for a common election after the deal’s third defeat.
“On Monday this Home has the prospect … the accountability to discover a majority for a greater deal for all of the individuals of this nation,” Corbyn stated.