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May Wins Tight Commons Votes on Customs Bill: Brexit Update

Theresa May

Theresa May

Photographer: Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg
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Prime Minister Theresa May faces opposition to her Brexit plan from all sides and is fighting to put down a rebellion within her party.

A fractious debate on her customs bill in the House of Commons on Monday ended in the premier narrowly winning votes on two amendments which she accepted after they were tabled by euroskeptics angered at the softening of her approach to leaving the European Union.