All eight options defeated in ‘indicative votes’ process at Westminster

MPs did not give majority backing to any of the eight Brexit alternatives put forward on the first day of the indicative vote process.

The Commons did vote to change the exit date for the UK's withdrawal from the EU but did not support any of the eight proposals put forward as indicative votes.

It came after Prime Minister Theresa May told Conservative MPs she "will not stand in the way" of the party having new leadership for the second phase of Brexit negotiations.

Mrs May told the 1922 Committee: "I am prepared to leave this job earlier than I intended in order to do what is right for our country and our party."

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