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UK PM May tells parliament: show EU what Brexit deal you want

Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May says lawmakers in the British parliament's main elected house, the Commons, should send an "emphatic message" on what alternatives they support after rejecting her Brexit deal. "The vote was decisive and I have listened," May said. "Today, we need to send an emphatic message about what we do want ... [Britain needs] a good deal that sets us on course for a bright future ... It is what the British people want."

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday that a vote in parliament is a chance to draw a line under divisions that have prevented parliament approving a Brexit deal and is an opportunity to show the European Union what lawmakers do want.

"Today we have the chance to show the European Union what it will take to get a deal through this House of Commons, what it will take to move beyond the confusion and division and uncertainty that now hangs over us," May told parliament.

"I also accept that this House does not want the deal I put before it, in the form that it currently exists. The vote was decisive and I listened. So the world knows what this House does not want. Today we need to send an emphatic message about what we do want."

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