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Factbox: Brexit in numbers - How did the British parliament vote on Wednesday?

LONDON (Reuters) - British lawmakers wrested control of the Brexit process from the government on Wednesday to try to find a majority for an alternative way forward that could break the parliamentary deadlock over Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposed deal.

Tellers announce the results of the vote on alternative Brexit options in Parliament in London, Britain, March 27, 2019 in this screen grab taken from video. Reuters TV via REUTERS

Following are the results of the votes:


A statutory instrument to change the Brexit date in the 2018 European Union Withdrawal Act from 2300 GMT on March 29 to 2200 GMT on May 22, or if not on May 22, then to 2200 GMT April 12.



DEFEATED 400-160

B) No deal - proposer John Baron

Leave the EU on April 12 without a deal.

DEFEATED 283-188

D) Common Market 2.0 - Nick Boles

An enhanced Norway-style deal which would include membership of the EU’s single market as well as a customs arrangement with the EU.


H) EFTA and EEA - George Eustice

Remain a member of the European Economic Area (EEA) and reapply to join the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).

DEFEATED 272-264

J) Customs union - Kenneth Clarke

A Brexit deal which must include, as a minimum, a commitment to negotiate a permanent and comprehensive UK-wide customs Union with the EU.

DEFEATED 307-237

K) Labour’s alternative plan - Jeremy Corbyn

Opposition Labour Party plan for a close economic relationship with the EU including a comprehensive customs union and close alignment with the Single Market.

DEFEATED 293-184

L) Revocation to avoid no deal - Joanna Cherry

Revoking Article 50 if parliament does not consent to leaving without a deal.

DEFEATED 295-268

M) Confirmatory public vote - Margaret Beckett

Confirmatory referendum to approve Brexit deal before it is ratified by parliament

DEFEATED 422-139

O) Contingent preferential arrangements - Marcus Fysh

A managed ‘no-deal’ process in the event an exit agreement with the EU is not reached.

Reporting by Kylie MacLellan, Paul Sandle and Andrew MacAskill; editing by Guy Faulconbridge