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Conservatives seek Brexit plan at annual conference


10-02-2016 15:37 BJT

Britain's Conservatives meet for their annual conference today. The ruling party is facing questions over how and when it will take the country out of the European Union, following the Brexit vote.

Prime Minister Theresa May has been under pressure to offer more detail on her Brexit plan.  She's set to address her party today. She's told the Sunday Times newspaper that Britain will trigger Article 50 to begin the formal process before September next year, when German elections are due for.

The process could take up to two years. May also pledged to overturn the European Communities Act next April or May. The 1972 law allowed the accession of Britain to the European Economic Community, predecessor of the EU.

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