UK MPs Vote 498 To 114 In Favor Of Triggering Article 50 By End March And Leaving The EU

By Ciara LinnaneMarketsMarketWatch Pulse

UK members of parliament voted 498 to 114 in favor of triggering Article 50 by the end of March, starting the process by which the country will exit the European Union. The U.K. electorate voted to leave the EU in a June referendum, but the result had to be ratified by parliament after a Supreme Court ruling.

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