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House of Commons OKs Brexit bill


London (CNN)Britain's lower house of Parliament passed legislation Wednesday to allow Prime Minister Theresa May's government to officially begin the Brexit process.

Now that the legislation has been approved by the House of Commons, it will be put before the House of Lords for a final decision later this month.

Members of the House of Commons had already voted overwhelmingly in favor of the bill to kick off Britain's divorce from the European Union in its initial readings, and a seven-hour debate on amendments preceded the final vote, which was 494 MPs in favor and 122 against. Full Story

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