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MPs back May’s call for snap election in Brexit shadow

By: Eastern Eye Staff

British MPs on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed prime minister Theresa May’s call for a snap election, paving the way for a June vote she hopes will give her a “mandate to complete Brexit”. The House of Commons voted by 522 to 13 to hold a general election on June 8 plunging Britain back into political uncertainty just weeks before the start of negotiations on leaving the European Union. May stunned the country on Tuesday when she announced her plan for an early vote, despite having repeatedly said she would wait until the next election scheduled in 2020. In fiery exchanges in…

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