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In historic first, UK government found in contempt of parliament

2018-12-05 10:08:30       source:The Aljazeera

December 5, 2018

London, United Kingdom - The UK government will publish in full legal advice it received regarding Prime Minister Theresa May's widely criticised Brexit deal after it was found to be in contempt of parliament for failing to originally do so.

In a landmark vote on Tuesday, parliamentarians in the lower chamber House of Commons backed a motion, tabled a day before by six parties, demanding full disclosure of the counsel by 311 votes to 293.

The vote marked the first time in history a UK government has been found in contempt of parliament.

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