09:09 GMT14 April 2021
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    "We appear to have entirely messed up Brexit and are losing ministers at a rate of knots.....holidays anyone?"

    The UK Government have tabled a motion to bring forward the Parliament's summer recess to July 19, which is five days earlier than planned and it hasn't been received well on social media. 

    The Tuesday vote comes amid political uncertainty around the government's European Union exit plan, disagreements between members of the Conservative Party over 'Hard Brexit' vs 'Soft Brexit' and criticism by the opposition.

    READ MORE: British Politicians Angry Over Late Access to Brexit White Paper

    Labour MP David Lammy said the government "has run out of ideas" and "can't even be bothered to stay open until recess."

    "If it was a business, the CEO would have been fired, most of the board would have resigned, and it would be filing for bankruptcy in the morning," Mr. Lammy posted on his Twitter.

    Another Labour MP, Angela Rayner, called the attempt to shut the Parliament early "absolutely pathetic."

    Following the release of the White Paper on the future relationship between the UK and the EU on July 12, British MPs voted on July 16 in favor of allowing the British government to levy duties on goods after leaving the European bloc.

    The Trade Bill — which is focused on converting trade deals between the EU and third countries into bilateral deals with Britain — will be debated by the Commons on Tuesday. It will be followed by a vote on bringing forward the MPs' summer break, which many users on social media called out as panicky behavior. 

    The UK Parliament's House of Commons chamber is to resume work on September 4.

    The next Brexit deadline is October 18-19, when the EU summit takes place in Brussels. 


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