The newly installed leader of the House of Commons, prominent Brexiteer and former leadership contender for the Conservative Party Andrea Leadsom, said the two-year parliament was essential to pass what has come to be called the "Great Repeal Bill".
The leader of the Commons, Andrea Leadsom, said this would give MPs the maximum time possible to scrutinise legislation taking the United Kingdom out of the European Union, which means the government will not put forward a new legislative programme next year.
The Queen's Speech traditionally takes place during the ceremonial State Opening Of Parliament, setting out the government's proposed legal programme for the coming year.
It comes amid growing pressure on Mrs May over her future as Prime Minister.
"We have to change, and if we don't we deserve to die", she added.
German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel told Sunday's Welt am Sonntag newspaper that "maybe there is now a chance to achieve a so-called "soft Brexit.'" But he said staying in the European Union single market would require Britain to accept European Union workers" freedom of movement.Читайте также: Dana White Confirms Conor McGregor Will Fight In The UFC Again
Tradition, according to which the monarch opens a new session of Parliament, appeared in the XVI century.
Parliament normally sits for one year, but officials said late Saturday night more time will be needed.
Labour accused the coalition at the time of an "abuse of power" and said it was aimed exclusively at easing the passage of controversial legislation.
No 10 said the legislative programme set out on Wednesday would feature a "substantial" number of new laws to deliver Brexit as well as a "domestic agenda which aims to tackle the social injustices in our country".
"We will build the broadest possible consensus for our Brexit plans, and that means giving Parliament the maximum amount of time to scrutinise these bills by holding a two-year session of Parliament".
"There's a lot of legislation to be gone through, we're leaving the European Union at the end of March 2019, so having a two-year period in which to bring together parliament and government, to really make progress on legislation that is essential to make a real success of Brexit".При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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