UK Parliament to hold fresh vote on PM May’s Brexit deal on Friday

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British Prime Minister Theresa May. (File Photo: IANS)

British lawmakers will hold a vote on the withdrawal agreement on Friday in a fresh effort to break the current Brexit deadlock.

The British House of Commons will hold the vote on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal, which has been voted down twice by the UK Parliament since January, Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday.

British Prime Minister Theresa May. (File Photo: IANS)

The British government is seeking to hold the vote on Brexit on Friday.

The speaker of the House of Commons, John Bescow, said Thursday in the parliament that the motion is “new and substantially” different while he was clearing the motion for debate and vote on Friday.