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Brexit deal rushed by UK parliament

Brexit deal rushed by UK parliament

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the UK's destiny "now resides firmly in our fingers" as his European Union trade deal cleared British parliament and entered into rules.The EU (Future Relationship) Act obtained the backing of the Commons and Lords as the authorities rushed approval by both houses in a single day.It became announced that the rules had been granted royal assent at 12.25am on Thursday morning, signing the agreement lastly reached between the UK and EU on Christmas Eve into rules.The Act paves the vogue for the deal to resolve attain at 11pm on Thursday when the new Brexit transition period - in the route of which the UK has persevered to examine EU suggestions - ends.In an announcement after the deal cleared parliament, Johnson mentioned: "I occupy to thank my fellow MPs an...