The house of Commons of the UK Parliament adopted the bill on introduction of procedure of exit from the EU (Brexit). On Wednesday, February 8, reports TASS.
According to the news Agency, a government bill was in the third and final reading and adopted without a single amendment by an overwhelming majority of votes in his favour 494 deputies, against — 122. Now the document will go before the upper house of the British Parliament-the house of lords.
On 2 February it was reported that the UK government has published a plan for Brexit — the so-called “White book”. In it, 77 pages sets out 12 main points, formulated by Prime Minister Theresa may on 17 January.
In November 2016, she announced the intention to start at the end of March 2017, the official negotiations with the EU Brexit. In January, Britain’s Supreme court ordered her to first obtain the consent of Parliament.
A referendum on leaving the United Kingdom from the European Union was held on 23 June 2016. For this decision voted more than half took part in the plebiscite of the citizens of the country. Then resigned held the post of Prime Minister David Cameron, who opposed withdrawal from the European Union. In this position he was replaced by Theresa may.