The British Parliament approved a bill on the country’s withdrawal from the European Union and gave Prime Minister Theresa may the power to run this procedure. On Tuesday, March 14, reports TASS.
The evening of March 13 (the night of 14 March, GMT) the house of lords decided again not to bring in a government bill earlier proposed amendments on the status of living in the United Kingdom, citizens of the EU and the harmonization of the final terms Brexit and the Parliament. In the first case it was done by 274 votes to 135, the second with 274 votes to 118.
The decision was taken because the likelihood that the Cabinet of Ministers or deputies will change the opinion and agree with the proposals of lords, is negligible.
Now approved by both houses of Parliament, the bill received the signature of Queen Elizabeth II, after which acquire the status of law and Theresa may will have the right to run the procedure Brexit de jure.
Earlier Monday, the house of Commons abolished both the amendments of the house of lords: the first 335 votes to 287, the second with 331 votes to 286.
Also March 13, Bloomberg, citing a source in the Prime Minister’s office announced that the process of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union will be launched in last week of March.
March 11, appeared in the media information about the fact that Mei will start Brexit 14 March, after the approval of the bill by both houses of Parliament.
A referendum on leaving the United Kingdom from the European Union was held on 23 June 2016. For Brexit made more than half of voters. After that, David Cameron resigned as Prime Minister, he was replaced by Theresa may.