'Park the unicorns,' Emily Maitlis tells cabinet minister on Brexit - BBC Newsnight
- Published on Jan 16, 2019
- Newsnight asks what the UK government's best hope of getting Brexit through Parliament is.
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As Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal is rejected by 230 votes - the largest defeat for a sitting government in history - Newsnight asks Health Secretary Matt Hancock how the EU might be able to win round all those who rejected it.
MPs voted by 432 votes to 202 to reject the deal, which sets out the terms of Britain's exit from the EU on 29 March.
This prompted Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to table a vote of no confidence in the government, which could trigger a general election.
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