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UK PM Boris Johnson Loses Majority As MP Joins Liberal Democrats Ahead Of Brexit Vote

UK PM Boris Johnson Loses Majority As MP Joins Liberal Democrats Ahead Of Brexit Vote

'The Liberal Democrats are delighted to announce that Bracknell MP Phillip Lee has joined the party,' the Lib Dems said in a statement.

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson on a walkabout during a visit to North Road, Birmingham, England. (AP)

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost his working parliamentary majority ahead of a crucial Brexit vote on Tuesday after Conservative MP Phillip Lee defected to the pro-EU Liberal Democrats.

"The Liberal Democrats are delighted to announce that Bracknell MP Phillip Lee has joined the party," the Lib Dems said in a statement.

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