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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Tuesday 17 Dec 2019

Johnson to block Brexit transition extension
Boris Johnson is taking a tough new stance on Brexit after securing what he describes as his “stonking” majority in Parliament. The prime minister is to beef up his Withdrawal Agreement Bill to make it illegal for ministers to extend the post-Brexit transition period beyond the end of next year. He may also ditch promises to guarantee that workers’ rights are not weakened when Britain leaves the EU, according to reports.

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Source:: The Week



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