The Reporting Back from Westminster column with Alec Shelbrooke MP
As we approach the Christmas break the pace of parliamentary business is unabated as we work though the 64 hours of debate on the Brexit Bill.
The current Bill going through Parliament is to transfer EU laws into British law, to ensure that we can have a smooth transition when we leave in March 2019.
This is a huge amount of work as some of our most basic laws are enshrined as being members of the EU, therefore if, for example, we wanted to extradite a criminal back from an EU Member State, we would have to have transferred the extradition law into UK law, as it wouldn’t exist in British... read more
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