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High Court rejects Brexit EEA challenge

February 03
13:03 2017

Immigration into Britain from the EU ran at 284,000 in the year to June 2016 and was a key issue in the referendum in which 52 percent voted for BrexitEngland's High Court on Friday blocked a legal challenge to force the government to seek parliamentary approval before pulling out of the European Economic Area as a part of Brexit. The case had been brought by campaigners who wanted a "soft Brexit" that would keep Britain in the European single market through membership of the EEA. The government welcomed the ruling.


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