What is Britain’s next move on Brexit?

Brexit supporters and opponents shout at each other outside Parliament in London on Thursday the day that British lawmakers voted to delay Brexit

British PM May fails to win over her party ahead of Brexit vote

Britons voted by 52-48 percent in a 2016 referendum to leave the European Union, a decision that has not only divided the main political parties but also exposed deep rifts in British society.

On Wednesday, Britain's House of Commons voted to prevent Britain from leaving the European Union without a deal in any circumstances.

A majority of parliamentarians are reportedly in favor of extending Article 50, which would in normal times see the motion voted through.

She says "I think the European Union would be willing to give more time, but there must be some sort of a plan what should happen in this time". Withdrawing without a deal could mean major disruptions for businesses and people in the United Kingdom and the 27 remaining countries.

Theresa May then narrowly saw off a bid by MPs to seize control of the Brexit process. When the real costs and new facts of Brexit are properly scrutinised, MPs will also have the chance to consider whether it's only fair to give the public a real say and a new vote - or if they want to force Brexit on the British people any way.

Parliament on Thursday overwhelmingly failed to approve an amendment calling for a second Brexit referendum.

"I had voted against the earlier Spelman amendment during the day which its own author tried to withdraw, believing the main Government motion was more powerful".

Labour abstained when MPs voted on the referendum proposal, tabled by Independent Group MP Sarah Wollaston, arguing that now was not the right time to push for a public vote.

First up is that hugely controversial and fascinating vote on whether to back a second referendum.

Despite the rebuffs and the political chaos that have weakened her authority, May has signaled she will try a third time to get backing for her agreement next week.

The British government is holding talks with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party, which has strongly opposed the Brexit divorce deal.

Alan Wager, a researcher at the U.K.in a Changing Europe think tank, said May faced a struggle to overturn a 149-vote margin of defeat in Parliament this week.

Charles Walker, a senior Tory backbencher, has said May will have to hold one.

The government is hoping that more MPs will come on board to support the deal in a third vote. It still requires the unanimous agreement of the remaining 27 members of the EU.

Scottish National Party leader Ian Blackford said further negotiations should include a second referendum.

Brexit supporters protest outside the Houses of Parliament in London as they campaign for a no deal Brexit, London, the UK, March 14, 2019.

BTheresa May speaks in the House of Commons.

Anxious businesses are pleading for action and US President Donald Trump waded in to pronounce himself "surprised to see how badly it has all gone".

Disadvantages include: Britain having to return MEPs, disrupting a redistribution of seats in the European Parliament; a lopsided impact on parties, with the EU's center-left gaining on the center-right and a boost for euroskeptic groups; prolonged uncertainty when the EU has other priorities; and the prospect of a lukewarm Britain staying when some would rather it left.

The bloc is more open to a long delay to allow Britain to radically change course - an idea favored by pro-EU British lawmakers who want to maintain close ties with the EU.

The other claimed this is the "only way" she can get the House of Commons to accept her deal. "Something has to give".

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