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U.K.: Why Everyone Hates May's Latest Brexit Bid

MIN READMay 22, 2019 | 20:21 GMT

(Stratfor)

The British government's attempt to make its Brexit deal an easier pill for parliamentarians to swallow seems to be doing the exact opposite. A day after announcing some of the proposals that will be included in the EU withdrawal agreement bill, Prime Minister Theresa May said on May 22 that the full text of the bill would be revealed on May 24. May also confirmed her intention of putting the package of legislation that would enforce the exit deal (which London negotiated with Brussels last year) to a vote in the first week of June. But while the withdrawal agreement bill includes proposals that are seemingly designed to win bipartisan support, many members of both May's Conservative Party and the opposition Labour Party have already promised to vote against it....

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