Govt shelves key Brexit bill amid PM speculation

The federal government has delayed publication of key Brexit laws because the prime minister listens to MPs’ “concerns” in regards to the bill.

Theresa Might had informed MPs the Withdrawal Settlement Bill (WAB) could be printed on Friday, however the authorities now plans to publish the laws within the week commencing three June.

It comes amid feverish speculation the prime minister might imminently announce her resignation, with Mrs Might resulting from maintain a crunch assembly with the chief of Tory backbenchers tomorrow.

Anger amongst Conservative MPs on the phrases of the WAB, which places the prime minister’s Brexit deal into regulation, has prompted renewed requires Mrs Might’s departure.

Chief of the Home of Commons Andrea Leadsom resigned from cupboard on Wednesday night, after telling the prime minister she could not help the bill.

Mrs Might’s official spokesman mentioned on Thursday: “The prime minister is listening to colleagues’ concerns about the bill and will continue to.”

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