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In Brexit quagmire, UK parliament session hits longest in over 350 years

Credit: Reuters- Published on May 13, 2019
Deadlocked over navigating Britain's exit from the European Union, the country's parliament session is now the longest since the English Civil War of 1642-51, the House of Commons library said on Monday.
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Credit: Wochit News
Published on May 13, 2019 -  00:38
Brexit Leads To Second Longest Parliament In UK History
According to Reuters, the Brexit debate has stalled into the longest parliamentary session in three centuries. The library for the House of Commons said that the current UK Parliament is the longest-sitting legislature since the English Civil War, which broke out in the mid-1600s. Parliamentary sessions usually last a year from spring to spring, but the last election intended to have a government for two years, in order to complete the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union.

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