‘Historic milestone’ hailed as MPs vote through Brexit Withdrawal Bill



Flagship Brexit legislation has cleared the House of Commons in a significant parliamentary milestone on the way out of the European Union.
The EU Withdrawal Bill was passed by MPs at its Third Reading by 324 votes to 295, and now moves to the House of Lords for further scrutiny this month. It is likely to return to the Commons following amendments by peers.
Brexit Secretary David Davis hailed the vote as a “historic milestone” and said he hoped peers will debate the bill, which will transfer EU law into British statute on the day the UK leaves the bloc, “in the same constructive way” as... read more

 
17 January 2018 in Hot News, Views: 37
Source: Scotsman
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