‘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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Observations of an Expat: The Brexit Elephant

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Tom Arms

There was a massive elephant in the British House of Commons on Wednesday. It was rampaging back and forth across the chamber, overturning tables, loudly trumpeting and waving his trunk from side to side. Its name was Brexit.

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Mrs May’s Ode to Brexit Joy

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Hazel Speed

Prime Minister’s Question Time in UK Parliament on Wednesday was another rowdy affair.

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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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Observations of an Expat: The Headless Brexiteers

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Tom Arms

“They haven’t a clue,” the nameless senior civil servant told me as she pressed her hands to the side of her head, grimaced and squeezed her eyes shut.”

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British EU vote unnerves world leaders and markets

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Estelle Shirbon and Ben Blanchard

Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union last Thursday, leaving world officials and financial markets confused about how to handle the political and economic fallout.

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