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In Blow To Theresa May, UK Parliament Gives Itself Final Say On Brexit

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In Blow To Theresa May, UK Parliament Gives Itself Final Say On Brexit
Rebellious Conservative MPs were essential in passing the legislation.
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Britain's Parliament voted to give itself a say on the final Brexit bill, a blow to Prime Minister Theresa May.

Members of Parliament approved a measure giving the body a legal guarantee that any finalized Brexit bill would be submitted as a law for Parliament to approve. 

May had pushed back against that idea, saying it would weaken her already tough task of negotiating the U.K.'s withdrawal from the EU. But — with the help of members of May's own Conservative Party — the measure passed. 

Despite the setback, May's government said the vote wouldn't stop the U.K.'s departure from the bloc in 2019.