UK government rejects Labor amendment to Home Market bill


British lawmakers voted on Labor’s amendment to the Home Markets Bill that would have blocked it, but the government beat the attempt to block it.

  • 213 lawmakers vote for the Labor Amendment to the Internal Market Bill.
  • 349 lawmakers vote against the Labor amendment to the Internal Market Bill.

The bill was won by the government and will now move on to the next legislative process.

Market implications

British Prime Minister Johnson is adamant that parts of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement must be rolled back, jeopardizing a future trade deal with the EU and the US, which not only makes the current negotiations more tense, but weighed heavily on the pound.


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