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UK PM Theresa May Accepts EU Offer On Brexit – What Happened?

The United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa
May has welcomed the decision of European Union (EU) to postpone Brexit beyond
29th March.

The United Kingdom will be offered a adjournment
up until 22nd May, if MP (Member of Parliament)’s agree the withdrawal deal
negotiated with the European Union next week.

Talking on Theresa May’s acceptance on the offer
from the EU, the European Council President Donald Tusk along with European
Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said at media conference, “the British
Prime Minister Theresa May has accepted the offer from EU.”

On 15 January 2019, the House of Commons
voted 432 to 202 against the deal, which was the largest majority against a
United Kingdom government ever.

On 24 February, Theresa May announced that
the next vote on the withdrawal agreement would be on 12 March, just 17 days
away from Brexit.

The deal was voted against 391 to 242, a
loss of 149 votes down from 230 from when the deal was proposed in January.

On 18 March 2019, the Speaker informed the
House of Commons that a third meaningful vote could only be held on a motion that
was significantly different from the previous one, citing Parliamentary
precedents going back to 1604.