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Theresa May challenged to give EU citizens certainty by Christmas



News October 19, 2017


Shadow Brexit secretary Sir Keir Starmer challenged the PM to turn her "warm words into action", legislate to secure the expats' status and fast-track a bill through Parliament.He was speaking in Brussels, where Labour have provok...

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Theresa May makes offer to EU citizens ahead of crunch summit



News October 18, 2017


The appeal comes as Jeremy Corbyn redoubles his attack on the Government's "ever more damaging Brexit bungling" and on a possible "no deal Brexit that would be a bad deal for Britain, threatening jobs and living standards".The Lab...

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'Multiple Tory rebellions' likely over EU Withdrawal Bill



News October 18, 2017


It comes as the whips struggle to contain multiple Conservative rebellions.The legislation, formerly known as the Great Repeal Bill, has been the subject of hundreds of amendments from MPs concerned about the constitutional and ec...

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Labour: Theresa May's Brexit strategy 'in paralysis' amid legislation delays



News October 18, 2017


The Commons committee stage of the EU (Withdrawal) Bill has already been postponed once, after opponents of Brexit tabled 300 amendments and 54 new clauses.But it has now been delayed a second time and may not come to the Commons ...

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Foodbanks and rent arrears fears raised by angry MPs over Universal Credit



News October 18, 2017


Their debate on pausing the controversial welfare scheme was filled with emotional pleas and claims about the impact its further roll-out will have.Despite Tory MPs being ordered to abstain on Wednesday night's symbolic vote on th...

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