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Brexit vote will happen next month, before Jan. 21 - May's spokeswoman

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives on December 13, 2018 in Brussels for a European Summit aimed at discussing the Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May will put her Brexit deal to a vote in parliament as soon as possible in January, and definitely before Jan. 21, her spokeswoman told reporters on Thursday.

"I can confirm that the meaningful vote will not take place before Christmas but it will happen as soon as possible when the House (parliament) returns, and obviously before January 21," the spokeswoman said.

Parliament returns from its Christmas break on Jan. 7.