LEGAL MINUTE: post-election news on Brexit and immigration

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Brexit: MPs back Boris Johnson’s plan to leave EU on 31 January. From BBC.

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Boris Johnson will attempt to mark his election promise to “get Brexit done” by writing into law that the UK will leave the EU in 2020 and will not extend the transition period. From The Guardian.

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As an EU migrant, I’m worried I no longer have a role to play in Boris Johnson’s Brexit Britain. From Independent.

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Boris Johnson has plans to create a new immigration system, separate from the Home Office, but experts have warned it could mean the government’s hostile environment policies will be expanded. From Metro.

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Boris Johnson will attempt to write into law that the UK will leave the EU in 2020 to block further attempts to extend the transition period. A Downing Street source told The Guardian: “Our manifesto made clear that we will not extend the implementation period and the new withdrawal agreement bill will legally prohibit government agreeing to any extension.” From The Week.

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A slew of laws proposed by Boris Johnson’s new Tory government have been announced by the Queen in parliament. The prime minister’s list of proposed new laws was revealed after he led the Conservatives to their biggest general election victory since 1987. From Sky News.

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