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Delay Departure: Deal and Future Ties

delay departure: House of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom announced that Parliament would vote Friday on the 585-page withdrawal agreement that sets out the terms of Britain's departure -- but not a shorter declaration on future ties that is also part of the divorce deal agreed between the U.K. and the EU late last year, according to CTV. Its removal altered the deal enough to overcome a ban on against asking lawmakers the same question over and over again. But the agreement faced substantial opposition, even after May sacrificed her job for her deal, promising to quit if lawmakers approved the deal and let Britain leave the EU on schedule in May. If the withdrawal agreement is approved by 11 p.m. EDT the EU has agreed to delay Britain's departure from the bloc until May 22. U.K. time 2300GMT, 7 p.m. ( As reported in the news.