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UK House of Lords Renews Brexit Headache for Government

Monday, 18 June 2018 01:38 PM

LONDON (AP) — Britain's House of Lords is making another attempt to win Parliament a greater say over the country's departure from the European Union.

Parliament's unelected upper chamber amended the government's flagship Brexit bill on Monday so lawmakers' approval is needed before the government agrees to a final divorce deal.

The lower House of Commons last week overturned earlier changes made by the Lords to the EU Withdrawal Bill, but promised lawmakers they would get a "meaningful vote" on the U.K.-EU divorce agreement before Brexit occurs in March 2019.

But pro-EU legislators want to be able to send the government back to the negotiating table if they don't like the deal.

The new Lords amendment will go back to the Commons Wednesday for another vote.

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