Brexit, Barnier and Irish border issues

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Hazel Speed

David Davis, Secretary for Exiting Europe, has voiced his concerns as to the proposed agenda (Phase 1), in respect of discussions between the EU and the UK regarding leaving Europe, and there will be many who agree with him.

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‘Great Repeal Bill’ put before UK Parliament

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Hazel Speed

Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis MP, presented the Great Repeal Bill which is necessary in order to expedite the transfer of thousands of pieces of EU Legislation (40 years’ worth), into and under the Sovereign Powers of the UK Parliament now Brexit has been triggered.

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Brexit: Vote for The Bill to trigger Article 50

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Hazel Speed

It is a bit rich that the members of the British public who voted to leave Europe, and who were referred to as not understanding what they had voted for (despite months of media bombardment on the subject prior thereto), suffered such a verbal indignity when, in comparison, Parliament sat until beyond midnight on and devoted many hours the next day regurgitating the issues all over again prior to the vote on the Bill to trigger Article 50, the formal notice of intention of the UK to leave Europe.

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Parliament must vote before UK can trigger Brexit, top court rules

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Michael Holden and Estelle Shirbon

Prime Minister Theresa May must give parliament a vote before she can formally start Britain’s exit from the European Union, the UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday, giving lawmakers who oppose her Brexit plans a shot at amending them.

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Brexit: Mrs May broadcasts her own brand of a West Wing Episode

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Hazel Speed

There are very few people I would listen to for 45 minutes. Even more so anyone representing the Conservative Party, but that said Mrs May’s Statement today is of such importance to the UK’s exit of the European Union that I wanted to hear every word she had to say.

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Division in Brexit

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Hazel Speed

MPs voted on a Government amendment to Labour’s Opposition Day Motion on the Government’s Plan for Brexit. The Amendment accepts the need to publish a plan for Brexit and calls for Article 50 to be triggered by 31st March 2017.

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