Davis kicks off Article 50 Bill debates with call on MPs to “move swiftly” in approving legislation

Tuesday 31 January 2017 1:26 pm Davis kicks off Article 50 Bill debates with call on MPs to “move swiftly” in approving legislation Labour’s shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer responded by acknowledging that his party faces a difficult situation in debating legislation on Brexit, as a “fiercely internationalist” and “pro-European” party.However, he added that as “democrats” the Labour party should not block the Prime Minister from beginning the Article 50 negotiations.Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is to order his MPs to vote in favour of the Article 50 Bill, but the party has seen a handful of resignations from its front bench from MPs who felt unable to support the Article 50 Bill.Read More: Article 50: MPs will get five days to debate Brexit billStarmer added that Labour would continue to fight for greater accountability in the Brexit process, and called on the government to act “unilaterally” to protect the rights of EU nationals currently resident in the UK. Mark Sands whatsapp More From Our Partners A ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.com‘Neighbor from hell’ faces new charges after scaring off home buyersnypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgInside Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis’ not-so-average farmhouse estatenypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.org980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comWhy people are finding dryer sheets in their mailboxesnypost.comSidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin are graying and frayingnypost.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comConnecticut man dies after crashing Harley into live bearnypost.comKiller drone ‘hunted down a human target’ without being told tonypost.comFeds seized 18 devices from Rudy Giuliani and his employees in April raidnypost.comPuffer fish snaps a selfie with lucky divernypost.comBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.com And Davies introduced the Bill by reminding MPs of the significance of the legislation before them.”The eyes of the nation are on this chamber as we consider this Bill,” Davis said.”For many years there’s been a creeping sense in this country, and not just this country, that politicians say one thing and do another. “We voted to give the people the chance to determine our future in a referendum, so we must honour our side of the agreement to vote to deliver on the result.” Read More: Corbyn confirms he will order Labour MPs to back Article 50 Bill Brexit secretary David Davis has kicked off two days of debate on granting the Prime Minister power to trigger Article 50 with a call on MPs to “move swiftly” in approving legislation.Following this week’s debate MPs will discuss amendments on the Article 50 Bill next week before a final vote in the House of Commons on 8 February. whatsapp Share The House of Commons is expected to sit late into the night both today and tomorrow as MPs make their contributions to the debate – Conservative MPs have been told by their party whips to remain on site until midnight in case of any need for a vote in the chamber.The government plans to trigger Article 50 by the end of March.[custom id=”108″]

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