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>> No no, absolutely. Don't put my.
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If the devil is in the detail then this process could be hellish. Theresa May's landmark Brexit legislation is in a critical phase.>> This is an essential bill in the national interest which->> British lawmakers on Tuesday beginning the battle over the fine print of the EU withdrawal bill.
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>> Move amendments 43, 44 and 45.>> In total, 186 pages of amendments have been tabled. The government has sold the bill as simply copying EU legislation into British law, but critics warn it's a power grab allowing ministers to change laws without parliament. This after the Brexit campaign fought on the notion of taking back control.
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This debate just the first of many set to stretch into December.>> Record, many of the precedings->> The government's real challenges are set to come in the latter stages. Rumors abound in the British press about a group of Conservative Party rebels, preparing to vote with the main labor opposition on certain points.
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And throughout the eight-set debates, the government will never be far from defeat.>> Mean catastrophe.>> The Prime Minister's weakened minority government may need a small number of Democratic Union's party lawmakers to make up the numbers. A particular crunch point will likely be how much of a say MPs will get over any Brexit deal.
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>> A big thank you for the Prime Minister, please.>> All the time, Theresa May's leadership, as well as the legislation, will be in the spotlight.>>
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