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The United Kingdom contemplates that the House of Commons approves the legislation for Brexit before January 9

December 20, 2019


The Government plans to finalize all the procedures for the approval of the legislation necessary to ratify the Brexit agreement in the House of Commons before January 9, 2020, according to the leader of the lower house, Jacob Rees-Mogg.

In the calendar that he has published in his official account on the social network Twitter, it is contemplated that parliamentarians start the debate during the day on Friday.

Subsequently, a session will be held on January 7 to re-address the legislation, followed by sessions during the next two days. Thus, the calendar contemplates that on January 9 the procedures will be concluded.

In this way, there would be about three weeks for the legislation to receive 'green light' in the House of Lords, where the Government does not control the times. By custom, lords do not block policies that were in the Executive's electoral program.

The British Government has marked the achievement of Brexit on January 31, 2020 as a “priority” of the new legislative stage, in a speech read by the queen, Isabel II, that the 'premier' Boris Johnson has defined as “the most radical “of recent history in the United Kingdom.

“The priority of my government is to achieve the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union on January 31. My ministers will present a law to guarantee the exit of the United Kingdom on that date and achieve the maximum opportunities that can be made for citizenship,” has said.

With these words, Isabel II has started the usual speech that outlines the 'road map' of an administration for the next legislative period. On this occasion, the Johnson Conservative Party will enjoy an absolute majority in the House of Commons.

The prime minister has stressed in a statement the need to turn the page “to the parliamentary blockade of the last three years.” “We have no time to lose and we begin immediately with the speech of the most radical queen in a generation,” Johnson defended, also with Brexit as the “first task” of this new period.