Politician on leave accuses British government of cheating
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A British lawmaker on maternity leave has accused Theresa May's government of "cheating" after it broke an agreement that cancels out the votes of politicians who are unavoidably absent from parliament.

Jo Swinson, the deputy leader of the Liberal Democrat party, believed she did not need to be present for a key Brexit vote on Tuesday because a member of May's Conservative party had agreed not to cast an opposing ballot.

But the Conservative MP in question, party chairman Brandon Lewis, voted in...


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