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    Numerous media outlets, including the BBC and the Financial Times, reported on Monday that British Prime Minister Theresa May had decided to call off the crucial vote on Brexit, set for Tuesday, December 11, hours before parliamentarians were expected to discuss the agreement.

    UK Prime Minister Theresa May is set to address the Parliament on Brexit amid reports that a crucial vote on her EU divorce deal will be postponed.

    The House of Commons Speaker's office has said that the prime minister will deliver the previously unscheduled speech at about 3.30 p.m. (10.30 a.m. EST).

    The news comes as media reports on Monday suggested that British Prime Minister Theresa May would call a meeting of ministers at No. 10 on the Meaningful Vote.


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      Heathrow will provide hundreds of thousands of pounds to its "valued" European workers in order to help them apply for a settled status, which would enable them to continue working in the United Kingdom, Holland-Kaye said, specifying that up to 2,600 people could make applications.

      "They provide a hugely important role for an international business like ours in giving us a range of languages and a range of different cultural insights ... We're the UK's biggest port and we're expanding and, as we leave the EU, ironically we now really need those international people working here to make a success of that," Holland-Kaye said.

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      He emphasized that UK businesses needed certainty amid the looming Brexit in order to plan the transition period and ensure a successful withdrawal.


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