Brexit Watch: MPs Vote On Triggering Brexit Negotiations
Parliament debates conditions for triggering Article 50.
For two days British parliamentarians have been debating draft legislation that paves the way for Britain to officially start the process of leaving the European Union. Last week Supreme Court judges ruled that government plans to trigger Article 50 and start negotiating its exit from the European Union must be put before parliament. Dan Damon spoke with Conservative MP Ben Howlett just before he went into the chamber to start the second and final day of discussions.
(Photo: Protestors demonstrate against Brexit in Parliament Square while parliamentarians debate the European Union notification of withdrawal bill. Credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images)