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House of Lords Could Delay Brexit For Another Year

Unelected peers in the House of Lords could delay the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union (EU) for up to a year by rejecting the bill which authorises the government to activate Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the legal mechanism for beginning the Brexit process.

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Arch-Europhile Ken Clarke Applauded by MPs After Saying UK Should Remain in EU

Ken Clarke, the arch-europhile Tory MP who once called for the British parliament to be reduced to the status of “a council chamber” in the European Union (EU), received rapturous applause from MPs after making the case for remaining in the bloc, despite the public voting to leave in June 2016.

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The MPs Who Voted Against Britain

Britain’s parliament voted overwhelmingly in favour of Theresa May’s timetable for Brexit last night, but 89 members voted against Britain’s future outside of the EU, and dozens more abstained.

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne walks out before presenting his annual budget to Parliament at 11 Downing Street on March 20, 2013 in London, England. The Chancellor, under pressure after the UK lost its AAA credit rating last month and the lack of growth in the economy, is predicted …

UK PM Would Not Survive Losing Brexit Vote: Senior Tory

A senior lawmaker in David Cameron’s Conservative party warned Saturday that the prime minister “wouldn’t last 30 seconds” if Britain votes to leave the European Union in a June referendum. Cameron confirmed this week that he intends to stay and