Economy Britain's Theresa May faces Brexit moment of truth in parliament Updated : November 26, 2018 06:46 AM IST One pro-Brexit lawmaker, John Hayes, was awarded a knighthood on Friday in what critics called "an act of desperation" by May to win over opponents of the deal. Britain is scheduled to pull out of the European Union on March 29, almost three years after Britons narrowly voted to leave in a referendum. May needs to win a simple majority in parliament, which would be 320 votes if all active lawmakers turn out and vote. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.