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>> The British government is set to introduce legislation to beef up anti-terror laws after Brexit. The sanctions bill will make it easier to freeze assets, cut off funding and block bank access. It would also cover all sanctions imposed by the UK against countries, organizations and individuals. Britain currently has more than 30 sanction regimes in place against countries including Russia, North Korea and Iran.
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Those measures currently imposed through EU laws which won't be usable after Brexit. The revamp might be one that few bills set for a relatively smooth passage through parliament.>> Mr. Speaker-.>> British prime minister Theresa May's minority government may have to fight tooth and nail throughout the Brexit process.
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MPs are currently on their summer break, but it doesn't appear the scheming has stopped. The Guardian reporting that a cross-party group of lawmakers want to force May's hand on access to the European economic area. The opposition Labor Party, reportedly working with some backbench conservative MPs to force the vote on the issue.
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The aim, to push May to yield to a softer Brexit. This kind of back and forth bargaining set to become a familiar sight as the UK edges its way out of the EU.