Theresa May argues she will not vote on controversial Brexit legislation

Theresa May argues she will not vote on controversial Brexit legislation

Theresa will not support the controversial Brexit legislation, warning that it will cause “unpredictable damage” to the United Kingdom and threaten the future of the union.

The former Conservative prime minister has accused the UK government of “acting recklessly and irresponsibly” without considering the long-term consequences of its willingness to violate international law.

She referred to strict reservations in parts of the United Kingdom’s internal market bill linked to the Northern Ireland protocol, which seeks to nullify the Brexit divorce agreement.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has argued that changes are needed to preserve ties between Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

The bill also clarifies that trade in the UK will operate outside the EU’s single market and customs union, amid concerns in Westminster that Brussels could block travel to Britain from Northern Ireland as part of trade talks.

But Johnson strongly condemned Johnson’s actions and questioned whether the government understood what he was signing up for when he agreed to the withdrawal agreement.

They added that a litigation process would be available, meaning that the government’s controversial additions “have no place in this bill.”

May told the Commons: “I can not say how concerned I am that a Conservative government would take back its word and violate an international agreement signed in good faith and violate international law.”

When Conservative Bill Cash tried to intervene, May scoffed: “I wish I had $ 10 each time I paved the way for him in a debate or statement over the past few years.”

Bill, chairman of the European Commission of Inquiry, said the European Union and other states had “consistently violated international law” – including the UK.

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He may retort: ​​“If someone does something wrong, is it right for him to do something wrong? Sorry, I do not agree with him. ”

Tory MP Maidenhead acknowledged that his party colleague Bob Neil had made “every effort” to deal with the impact of Articles 41 to 45 and to reach an agreement with the government on when powers could be exercised.

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May continued: “Honestly, my view is that the decision to violate international law does not matter whether it is a minister or this Parliament – it is still a decision to violate international law.

“It can only weaken the UK in the eyes of the world.

“As a nation, our greatest strength is our commitment to the rule of law, which will not fail.

“As a nation, our reputation for standing by its word will be tarnished.

“The willingness of other nations to trust the United Kingdom and its values ​​will diminish.

“Too much for the global UK.”

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