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UK PM May wins vote on customs in boost for her Brexit vision

Reuters  |  LONDON 

(Reuters) - won a vote in parliament on Wednesday that threw out a proposal which would have forced the to report on the efforts it had made to negotiate membership of the European Union's customs union.

The voted 325 to 298 to reject the proposed amendment by the upper house of parliament to the government's key blueprint that will sever legal ties with the EU.

Lawmakers instead accepted a compromise amendment which would force the to report on the efforts made to negotiate a customs arrangement with the EU.

(Reporting By Andrew MacAskill, editing by Elizabeth Piper)

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 01:37 IST