UK government averts Brexit rebellion, giving ground on EU rights plan

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May’s government averted a rebellion in parliament on Tuesday over plans to ditch the European Union’s Charter of Fundamental Rights, promising to review its approach and make changes if needed.

FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London, November 1, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo

Parliament is debating legislation which will enact Britain’s exit from the EU in March 2019 and copy EU law into British law – described by officials as “one of the largest legislative projects ever undertaken in the UK”.

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