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Who are the MPs that resigned following #Brexit?

Who are the MPs that resigned following #Brexit?

Featured, Investigations, Specials, UK
Senior and junior members of parliament have quit over the #Brexit deal.    Voice of London lists all MPs who have resigned because of the on-going turmoil of Britain’s exit from the EU. We have created a timeline with every MP, their reason and what they had to say when resigning their position. Words by Noura Abou Zeinab | Subbing by Maria Campuzano Photo credit: UK Parliament (unless otherwise stated) Related posts: http://thevoiceoflondon.co.uk/brexit-countdown-whats-next/ http://thevoiceoflondon.co.uk/brexitchaos-20-mps-voting-no-confidence-in-may-but-gove-stays/  
Everything you missed because of the royal baby

Everything you missed because of the royal baby

Investigations, Politics, Specials, UK
Here are the news stories you missed if you were too busy celebrating the announcement of the royal baby: Theresa May needs to resign Photo by DonkeyHotey/ CC by Flickr The prime minister made an offer to extend the Brexit transition period for 12 months which would cost billions of pounds in EU fees. Britain would remain under European rules for almost six years even after the referendum result. As a result, Conservative MPs said that May should resign her role as prime minister and bring a new leader on board.   Probable assassination of Saudi Journalist Photo by Pomed/ CC by Flickr  Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared more than two weeks ago, is suspected to have been murdered. It has been said that the Saudi journalist was last seen entering the Saudi Cons
David Davis resigns as Brexit secretary

David Davis resigns as Brexit secretary

News, Politics, UK, UK, World
Words: Delmar Terblanche Subbing: Etienne Fermie Dave Davis has resigned as Brexit secretary. The move comes as a protest against the government’s vision for the policy, which he said “will leave us in at best a weak negotiating position, and possibly an inescapable one.” Dacis' resignation comes just weeks before the deadline for the EU and Theresa May’s government to agree on the terms of Brexit. Last week, the Prime Minister’s cabinet agreed upon a plan which would see the UK closely tied to Brussels - more closely than many hard-line Brexiteers would have liked. The plan involved agreeing to EU regulations on agriculture and industry, thereby achieving a free trade area with the bloc, as well as striving towards a “combined customs territory”. It was positively received
Amber Rudd’s EU citizens register is “illegal”, MEPs say

Amber Rudd’s EU citizens register is “illegal”, MEPs say

Society
The plan to register EU nationals living in the UK after Brexit has been deemed as “illegal and unacceptable by the European parliament.” A group of cross-party MEPs warned the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, that her proposal would not comply with the European freedom of movement directive. They wrote: “Is the Home Office suggesting that only non-UK EU citizens need to register? Article 26 of the freedom of movement directive makes it very clear that residency cards are for everyone, or no one. We find it extremely troubling for the home secretary of a member state currently complying with EU laws to make such a statement.” The MEPs are Sophie in ’t Veld, Seb Dance, Jean Lambert, Beatriz Becerra, Cecilia Wikström and Catherine Bearder. The issue concerns the transitional period after
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