The Brexit Deal Enters the British Parliament on December 20

World » EU | December 18, 2019, Wednesday // 18:30| Views: | Comments: 0
Bulgaria: The Brexit Deal Enters the British Parliament on December 20

Conservatives in Parliament will seek early approval from the House of Commons for an EU agreement on Brexit, the document itself will be presented on Friday, said British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

The official start of the new parliament's work will take place on December 19, when Queen Elizabeth II will deliver a throne speech to members of both chambers. MEPs have gathered today to re-appoint Lindsey Hoyle, the chairman of the House of Commons, who was elected in November, RIA News reported.

"This Friday, Parliament will give impetus to an agreement with the EU, and then this new democratic parliament, the parliament expressing the will of the people, intends to do something.", Boris Johnson said.

His speech was met with applause. The prime minister, as the winner of the election, congratulated all MPs on their election and called for respect for the victims of the latest London Bridge terrorist attack.

His party's main task, apart from Brexit, will be education support and assistance to the national health system. In response to recent statements by Scottish politicians, Johnson confirmed that he strongly opposed a second referendum on the region's independence.

Labor leader Jeremy Corbyn congratulated Johnson on his election victory and promised that the opposition would not stop putting pressure on the ruling party's government.

"Our job is to hold the government accountable," Corbin said.

We need your support so can keep delivering news and information about Bulgaria! Thank you!

EU » Be a reporter: Write and send your article
Tags: Brexit, deal, Boris Johnson
Advertisement All Are Welcome! Join Now!
Bulgaria news (Sofia News Agency - is unique with being a real time news provider in English that informs its readers about the latest Bulgarian news. The editorial staff also publishes a daily online newspaper "Sofia Morning News." (Sofia News Agency - and Sofia Morning News publish the latest economic, political and cultural news that take place in Bulgaria. Foreign media analysis on Bulgaria and World News in Brief are also part of the web site and the online newspaper. News Bulgaria