UK parliament votes for amendment on ruling out no-deal Brexit
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British lawmakers on Tuesday (January 29) voted in favor of a proposal calling on the government to rule out leaving the European Union without a deal.
The 318 to 310 vote went against UK Prime Minister Theresa May, who says the only way to take a so-called 'no-deal' Brexit off the table is to vote in favor of an agreement with the EU.
The so-called Spelman amendment "rejects the United Kingdom leaving the European Union without a Withdrawal Agreement and a Framework for the Future Relationship".
The amendment sends a signal that parliament as a whole opposes leaving the EU without a negotiated agreement, which will happen by default on March 29 if no alternative is agreed, but it does not compel the government to prevent such a departure.
This vote is, however, non-binding, and Theresa May could still choose to ignore it.
According to Business Insider, Theresa May is preparing to offer members of parliament a vote on whether to revoke Article 50 and cancel Brexit.
The government is reportedly discussing plans to stage..