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British MPs reject calls for second Brexit referendum

British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for the House of Commons in London, Britain, on March 14, 2019. British MPs on Thursday voted to reject an amendment calling for a second Brexit referendum. (Xinhua/Han Yan)

LONDON, March 14 (Xinhua) — British MPs on Thursday voted to reject an amendment calling for a second Brexit referendum.

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MPs voted by 85 to 334, a majority of 249, to turn down the amendment which calls for a delayed Brexit to allow new referendum.

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The vote started in the House of Commons at 1700 GMT on Thursday after MPs completely rejected a no-deal Brexit at any time, further weakening the authority of British Prime Minister Theresa May and her government.

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Speaker John Bercow infuriated MPs by allowing the vote, drawing outcry from Brexiteers in the House of Commons.

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The amendment was put to vote in a bid to give the British public a second referendum on Brexit in order to break the present deadlock of the trouble process.

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Currently, MPs are voting on amendment to request a delay of Brexit from March 29 to June 30.

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British people voted in a referendum in June 2016 to leave the European Union.

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