LONDON, March 13 British lawmakers on Monday
voted against an attempt to give parliament more power to reject
the final terms of the country's exit from European Union.
Earlier this month the upper house of parliament attached a
condition to legislation giving Prime Minister Theresa May the
power to trigger the formal divorce process, requiring her to
get parliament's approval for any exit deal.
That was overturned by members of the lower house on Monday,
who voted by 331 to 286 to remove the amendment. The legislation
is due to pass back to the upper house later on Monday for its
(Reporting by Kylie MacLellan; Editing by Alison Williams)