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UK's Northern Ireland trade bill passes first parliamentary hurdle

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Boris Johnson's legislation to scrap parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol has cleared its first Commons hurdle. Bill passed by 295 votes to 221 despite attracting fierce criticism from a number of MPs on the Tory benches as well as the opposition. Critics, who include former prime minister Theresa May, say the plan is illegal and threatens to spark a trade war with Europe.
1 month ago·London, United Kingdom

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Reuters

UK's Northern Ireland trade bill passes first parliamentary hurdle

Legislation allowing Britain to scrap some of the rules on post-Brexit trade with Northern Ireland on Monday passed the first of many parliamentary tests it will face in the coming months.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Northern Ireland protocol bill passes Commons vote

Proposed legislation to allow the UK to unilaterally rip up Brexit arrangements for Northern Ireland at the risk of a trade war with the EU passed the second reading stage in the House of Commons on Monday night.

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Independent

Johnson’s plan to rip up Northern Ireland Brexit deal clears first Commons test

Theresa May led criticism from the Tory benches as she delivered a withering assessment of the legality and impact of the Bill.

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily Express

Brexit Britain nearly freed of EU's clutches! MPs vote for Truss's crucial new legislation

THE UNITED KINGDOM is one step closer to freeing itself from the EU's clutches after MPs backed Liz Truss's plan to finally end a heated Brexit row.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Daily Mirror

Tories back Boris Johnson's law-breaking Brexit bill despite outrage

Senior Conservatives and Labour believe the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill breaks international law and trashes the UK's reputation abroad - but Brexiteers threw their weight behind it

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Straits Times

UK's Northern Ireland trade Bill passes first parliamentary hurdle

Lawmakers voted 295 to 221 in favour of the Northern Ireland Protocol Bill. Read more at straitstimes.com.

1 month ago·Singapore
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