Brexit Update: Domestic Issues

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Brexit Update: Domestic Issues

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Brexit Update: Domestic Issues
Despite apparent instability of the political climate in Westminster, the direction of travel is predictable as both main parties share the aim of Brexit
The big fight in Parliament is over the future trade policy of the UK. Officially, the UK wants to agree a Free Trade Area (FTA) with the EU, while the Labour Party and Tory rebels hope a Customs Union (CU) prevails, binding the UK to the EU’s trade policy
The Supreme Court is about to hear the UK Government’s challenge to legislation passed by the devolved nations of Scotland and Wales, which claim their consent is required for policies on agriculture, fisheries and the environment