Explained: The ‘meaningful vote’ amendment and what it could for Theresa May and Brexit

Tory MP and former Attorney General Dominic GrievePeter Macdiarmid / Getty

On Wednesday a Brexit showdown will take place in the House of Commons when MPs vote on the so-called “meaningful vote” amendment.
The outcome of the vote will have huge ramifications for Britain’s exit from the European Union.
A government defeat would give MPs the power to veto a no-deal Brexit. 
Conservative rebels — including Dominic Grieve, Anna Soubry and Nicky Morgan — are confident of victory. However, so is Theresa May’s government. 
The vote will take place on Wednesday evening. Here’s everything you need to know.

LONDON — On Wednesday, Members of Parliament will take part in of the most important votes British politics has seen for quite some time — and one that has huge ramifications for Brexit.

The wrangle over the EU Withdrawal Bill — Theresa May’s legislation for implementing Brexit — will culminate with a crucial vote on the so-called “meaningful vote” amendment, led by Conservative MP Dominic Grieve.See the rest of the story at Business Insider

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