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Wed Jan 16, 2019, 11:35 PM

May's government survives no confidence vote

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Source: BBC News

Rebel Tory MPs and the DUP - who 24 hours earlier rejected the PM's Brexit plan by a huge margin - voted to keep her in Downing Street.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn argued that Mrs May's "zombie" administration had lost the right to govern.

Mrs May will be making a statement from Downing Street at around 2200 GMT.

The PM won the vote by a margin of 19, including 10 votes from the DUP. Had the party voted against her, she would have lost by one.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-46899466



325 to 306. That's a lot closer than last time. Wonder what her statement will be tomorrow. Resignation?

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Wed Jan 16, 2019, 11:54 PM

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