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British Exit: Eu Nations and Spending Millions

british exit: EU nations were spending millions, hiring thousands of workers and issuing emergency decrees to cope with the possibility that Britain will leave the bloc without an agreement to smooth the way, according to CTV. British lawmakers threw out May's Brexit deal Tuesday, handing the prime minister the worst parliamentary defeat in modern British history. Across the Channel, European Union countries were stepping up preparations for a disorderly British exit on March 29 after the U.K. Parliament rejected May's Brexit withdrawal deal. The drubbing was followed by a no-confidence vote demanded by the opposition. A chastened May promised she would hold talks in a constructive spirit with leaders of opposition parties and other lawmakers in a bid to find a way forward for Britain's EU exit. May's minority Conservative government survived it on Wednesday night with backing from its Northern Irish ally, the Democratic Unionist Party. ( As reported in the news.