March 29, 2019 / 3:04 PM / 4 months ago

After "grave" defeat, May says Britain is running out of Brexit options

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that lawmakers’ “grave” decision to reject her Brexit deal for a third time meant that parliament was running out of options for how Britain should leave the European Union.

“The implications of the House’s decision are grave,” she said after the withdrawal agreement was defeated by 344 votes to 286 in parliament.

“I fear we are reaching the limits of this process in this House,” May went on. “This House has rejected no deal. It has rejected no Brexit. On Wednesday it rejected all the variations of the deal on the table. And today it has rejected approving the Withdrawal Agreement alone and continuing a process on the future.”

Reporting by Alistair Smout and Kate Holton; editing by Stephen Addison

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