June 29, 2017 / 4:21 PM / a month ago

UK government defeats opposition motion on austerity criticism

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LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May's government defeated an amendment to her programme of legislation on Thursday, voting down an attempt to force her to drop austerity measures.

The government defeated the motion by 323 votes to 297 votes. (Reporting by David Milliken and Elizabeth Piper)

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