Britain’s parliament must have a vote on an eventual agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union on leaving the bloc, said a senior lawmaker who is chairman of parliament’s Brexit committee.
Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will invoke Article 50 by the end of March next year, starting a two-year divorce procedure. She has said parliament will debate the government’s plans but has ruled out a vote on triggering the divorce.
Hilary Benn, an opposition Labour Party lawmaker who will chair a newly formed committee set up to scrutinise government policy on leaving the EU, said on Thursday that it was “inconceivable” that lawmakers would not have a vote on the UK’s final EU exit deal.
This article is for general information purposes only. It is not investment advice or a solution to buy or sell securities. Opinions are the authors; not necessarily that of OANDA Corporation or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers or directors. Leveraged trading is high risk and not suitable for all. You could lose all of your deposited funds.