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UK PM May wins vote, parliament rejects staying in European Economic Area

Reuters  |  LONDON 

(Reuters) - won a vote in parliament on Wednesday that threw out a proposal which would have forced the to negotiate staying in the European Economic Area, meaning it would participate in the European Union's single market.

The voted 327 to 126 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.

(Reporting By Andrew MacAskill, editing by Elizabeth Piper)

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 01:15 IST