March 27, 2019 / 5:35 PM / 3 months ago

May says she will quit if Brexit deal gets passed - lawmaker

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May answers questions in the Parliament in London, Britain, March 27, 2019 in this screen grab taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERS

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May told Conservative Party lawmakers on Wednesday that she would quit if her twice-defeated Brexit deal gets approved by parliament, a member of the parliament at the meeting said.

May “will go if deal gets through,” the lawmaker, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said. “Suggests she goes after a deal.”

Another Conservative lawmaker said that while she didn’t give a date, the impression was that she would go “reasonably soon”.

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper and Kylie MacLellan; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

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