#Brexit will clog up parliament for two years says IFG

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Brexit

Mar 20, 2017

Institute for Government warns of "huge burden" ahead as No 10 reveals when Theresa May will trigger Article 50

Theresa May will trigger Article 50 to start the process of leaving the EU next week, but an independent charity has warned the "huge burden" of negotiating Brexit could leave little time for MPs to deal with other matters.

As many as 15 new bills will need to pass through parliament in order to take the UK out of the EU, the Institute for Government (IFG) says, with wide-ranging new laws needed to deal with areas "including immigration, agriculture and customs", reports Sky News.

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