After all the prevaricating, the Brexit Bill is now on its way to Her Majesty the Queen for Royal Assent – time for a cheer, says West Midlands UKIP MEP James Carver.
The game of ping pong is over and both Houses of Parliament have finally passed the Article 50 Bill unamended.
Mr Carver said: “By this afternoon the Bill will become the European Union (Notification of Withdrawal) Act 2017 and although Mrs May is not expected to pull the trigger on Article 50 for another 13 days, we are finally, nine months after the people of this country gave their verdict on our EU membership, poised to start extricating ourselves from this supernational political union, whose tentacles stretch into almost every area of our national life.
“Time to get on with the task; time to give as back our self-determination, to put the “Great” back into Britain and to Believe in Britain.”
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