Thursday, July 13, 2017
''The UK’s Brexit Chaos: Where Next?''
''The UK’s Brexit chaos continues. Theresa May is a Prime Minister whose last vestiges of power are leaking away. The main debate in the Conservative party is simply when to hold the leadership election – some want it now, some in October, others still cling to the idea that a powerless Prime Minister can oversee the huge challenges of Brexit for a year or more.
Meanwhile, the Brexit clock is ticking. This week May will bring the Repeal Bill to Westminster – to bring EU laws into UK law ahead of the UK’s departure from the EU in March 2019. It will have a rough ride through Westminster – both the Commons and Lords, and the devolved parliaments too including in Scotland. But Labour are still backing Brexit, so the bill may eventually go through..''