A number of documents were issued on 22 October 2019 by the Department for Exiting the EU including Fact Sheets and Impact Assessments related to the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill. The EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill is required to ratify the Withdrawal Agreement, as agreed between the United Kingdom and the European Union, and implement […]
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Monday 21 October 2019 John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons, again prevented the Government from bringing forward a motion for MPs to debate and vote on whether to accept the recently agreed deal between the UK and the EU, using a convention dating back to 1604. “First, I have to judge whether the […]
Today (June 26 2018) the EU (Withdrawal) Bill received Royal Assent from Her Majesty the Queen and became an Act of Parliament. https://www.gov.uk/government/news/the-eu-withdrawal-bill-receives-royal-assent Statement from the Department for Exiting the European Union: This historic Act will make sure the UK’s laws – entwined with over 40 years of EU law – continue to work from […]
Consideration of a Commons amendment to the Bill took place in the House of Lords on 20 June. Both Houses have agreed on the text of the Bill which now waits for the final stage of Royal Assent when the Bill will become an Act of Parliament. Royal Assent is yet to be scheduled.
MPs continued debating the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill in the House of Commons on Wednesday 20 June 2018, following its return from the House of Lords as part of the “ping-pong” stage. The outstanding point of contention was the Lords amendment to give parliament a “meaningful vote“. The argument is about what should happen in […]