Statement on legislating for the UK's withdrawal from the EU

30 March 2017

Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, David Davis, made a statement in the House of Commons on 30 March 2017 on legislating for the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union

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The Library has published a briefing paper on legislating for the UK's withdrawal from the European Union.

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