The house of Commons (lower chamber) of Parliament of the United Kingdom dismissed made by the house of lords (upper house) amendments to the bill to start the process of withdrawal from the European Union. On Monday, March 13, reports TASS.
The first amendment was proposed to oblige the government to guarantee living in the UK to EU citizens maintaining this status. Voted 287 deputies, against — 335.
According to the second amendment, the government would be after agreeing on the terms Brexit and Brussels to submit them for parliamentary approval. Voted 286 deputies, against -331.
The document returned to the house of lords, where it will consider today.
Previously approved the bill in its original form the house of Commons rejected the amendments complied with the request of the government, insisted on the immutability of the bill and claimed that the amendments could hurt negotiations on a Brexit.
Also March 13, Bloomberg, citing a source in the office of the Prime Minister Theresa may announced that the UK’s exit from the EU will be launched in last week of March, after the completion of the EU celebrations on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome.
March 11, in the media appeared information that the head of the British government will start the procedure of Brexit on March 14 after the evening of March 13 both houses of Parliament will approve the relevant bill.
A referendum on leaving the United Kingdom from the European Union was held on 23 June 2016. For Brexit made more than half of voters. The Prime Minister David Cameron resigned on this post it was replaced by Theresa may.