Theresa May kicks off Brexit
THERESA MAY had to say something about Brexit at her first Conservative Party conference as party leader and prime minister. She could not just repeat her tedious mantra that “Brexit means Brexit”.
So on October 2nd she came up with an uncharacteristically splashy pledge: a “Great Repeal Bill”, promised for the next Queen’s Speech, to translate existing EU legislation into British law and then repeal the 1972 European Communities Act that gives legal force to EU directives and regulations.
Yet for all the fanfare and the flamboyant title, such a bill, which will take effect only after... read more
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