Tag: Article 50

#Brexit: There should be no more referendums, the UK must leave

#Brexit: There should be no more referendums, the UK must leave

Members of the European Parliament should beware of those arguing for the final Brexit deal to be put to yet another EU Referendum in Britain. The Government must not accept this if it wants to get the best deal for the United Kingdom, and the European Parliament must not argue for this if it wants […]

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#Brexit bill: Parliament clears way for talks with EU

#Brexit bill: Parliament clears way for talks with EU

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Parliament has passed the Brexit bill, paving the way for the government to trigger Article 50 so the UK can leave the European Union. Peers backed down over the issues of EU residency rights and a meaningful vote on the final Brexit deal after their objections were overturned by MPs. The bill is expected to […]

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Government facing #Brexit defeat in Lords over EU nationals

Government facing #Brexit defeat in Lords over EU nationals

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The government is facing a first defeat for its Brexit bill in the House of Lords later. Peers are expected to agree to amend the draft legislation to protect the rights of EU citizens living in the UK. Home Secretary Amber Rudd had sought to reassure members that EU nationals’ status would be a priority […]

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‘Don’t start #Brexit talks with a clash on cash’

‘Don’t start #Brexit talks with a clash on cash’

| February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

The eyes of the world will soon be on the Brexit negotiations, amid widespread fears that they may end in a ‘train crash’, not least because of a cash clash. Here’s a suggestion for averting that – or at least making it much less likely, writes Giles Merritt. The pressures and constraints affecting both sides […]

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UK unlikely to trigger Article 50 at March 9 EU summit: #Brexit minister

UK unlikely to trigger Article 50 at March 9 EU summit: #Brexit minister

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Brexit minister David Davis said on Tuesday (14 February) the government was on course to meet its end-March deadline to launch the formal divorce procedure from the European Union but did not see Britain doing so at an EU summit next month, writes Daniel Dickson. EU officials are keen to know when Prime Minister Theresa […]

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#Brexit: UK debates ‘The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill’ to trigger Article 50

#Brexit: UK debates ‘The European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Bill’ to trigger Article 50

| January 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Bill presented last week (26 January) is the UK government’s response to the Supreme Court’s judgment that it would not be legal for the government to use prerogative powers to issue the Article 50 notice triggering the UK’s exit negotiations with the EU. Instead, the Court found that primary legislation was required and that […]

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#Brexit: Theresa May releases a bill to trigger #Article50

#Brexit: Theresa May releases a bill to trigger #Article50

| January 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

A BILL TO: confer power on the Prime Minister to notify, under Article 50(2) of the Treaty on European Union, the United Kingdom’s intention to withdraw from the EU. Be it enacted by the Queen’s most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, […]

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