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Brexit bill wins first parliamentary vote

Brexit bill wins first parliamentary vote
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Brexit bill wins first parliamentary vote

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British MPs have passed a key stage of a bill transferring EU law into domestic legislation.

The EU withdrawal bill now moves to the next stage of the lawmaking process.

British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a battle against MPs who want to amend the bill before it becomes law.

Anti-Brexit protesters have voiced their opposition to the bill and Britain’s planned clean break from the EU.

The government says the bill would ensure a smooth departure from the bloc.

Its passage is expected to take months to complete.

Summing up for the government – DLidington</a> explains why the bill is essential <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/EUwithdrawalbill?src=hash">#EUwithdrawalbill</a> <a href="https://t.co/vntViRKAq9">pic.twitter.com/vntViRKAq9</a></p>— BrexitCentral (BrexitCentral) September 11, 2017

Summing up – Labour’s mtpennycook</a> praises Ken Clarke and says the legislation is flawed <a href="https://t.co/BSOqrZlYgv">pic.twitter.com/BSOqrZlYgv</a></p>— BrexitCentral (BrexitCentral) September 11, 2017

Brexit: UK PM Theresa May’s landmark EU withdrawal bill passes first parliamentary hurdle https://t.co/uebCaNZn6l

— Ahmed Abdullah (@AhmedMascot) September 12, 2017

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