Theresa May wins confidence vote, takes conciliatory approach
British Prime Minister Theresa May says she has started meeting leaders of opposition parties about Brexit and called for politicians to “put self-interest aside” and find a consensus on Britain’s path out of the European Union. May spoke outside her 10 Downing St. residence after her government narrowly won a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday evening. She has been meeting with leaders from rival political parties in a bid to break Britain’s political impasse over Brexit. On Tuesday, lawmakers resoundingly rejected the divorce deal May’s government struck with the EU; the prime minister has until the start of next week to come back to Parliament with a Plan B.