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Government to scrap plans for ‘Henry VIII power’ to end free movement

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Legal experts warned against Priti Patel’s decision to change law on 31 OctoberThe government has been forced to scrap plans for a law that would end freedom of movement at midnight on 31 October in a no-deal scenario, according to reports.In a shift of policy, the home secretary, Priti Patel, had planned secondary legislation to stop freedom of movement for EU citizens into the UK, but has been forced to accept that the move could have landed the government in court. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/sep/01/government-to-scrap-plans-for-henry-viii-power-to-end-free-movement

Author : Lisa O’Carroll Brexit correspondent

Publish date : 2019-09-01 20:09:07

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