UK – House of Lords

  The House of Lords, the upper chamber of Great Britain’s bicameral legislature. Originated in the 11th century, when the Anglo-Saxon kings consulted witans (councils) composed of religious leaders and the monarch’s ministers, it emerged as a distinct element of Parliament in the 13th and 14th centuries. Despite these limitations, the House of Lords plays a significant role in Parliament. Its… Continue reading UK – House of Lords

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Brexit – Nigel Farage

The Telegraph hosted Nigel Farage and Vince Cable for an exclusive European elections debate on Wednesday morning. The two candidates went head-to-head to argue why you should be voting for the Brexit Party or the Liberal Democrats to shape the UK's future in Europe in tomorrow's elections. read about: Theresa May – Brexit *** Feb… Continue reading Brexit – Nigel Farage

Brittanje – “British Brexit”

  MPs have rejected Theresa May’s EU withdrawal agreement on the day the UK was due to leave the EU.   The government lost by 344 votes to 286, a margin of 58.   It means the UK has missed an EU deadline to delay Brexit to 22 May and leave with a deal. The prime minister… Continue reading Brittanje – “British Brexit”

Brexit – UK and Northern Island

  Theresa May was in Northern Ireland meeting the different political parties - including the DUP, whose votes she needs in Parliament, who are totally opposed to the current version of the controversial backstop, as well as Sinn Féin, who are just as adamant that it must remain.  The Republic of Ireland, an EU member… Continue reading Brexit – UK and Northern Island