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Back EU repeal Bill or face Brexit 'cliff edge': Theresa May

May failed to win a clear mandate at a snap election in June & has a slim majority in UK Parliament

Costas Pitas | Reuters  |  London 

Prime Minister Theresa May warned lawmakers that Britain could be faced with a Brexit “cliff edge” if they failed to back her EU repeal Bill, as reports suggested momentum was growing within her party to unseat her. With British lawmakers readying for their first full parliamentary debate on the legislation that will sever the country’s ties with the European Union, the minister responsible for overseeing the divorce proceedings admitted on Sunday that some payments would continue to Brussels after Britain left. May failed to win a clear mandate at a snap ...

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First Published: Mon, September 04 2017. 02:29 IST