Brexit latest updates: Immigration Bill passed in Commons to end UK’s Freedom of Movement with EU

PARLIAMENT passed the Immigration Bill tonight that would end the UK’s Freedom of Movement with the European Union.

MPs voted 342 to 248 to scrap FoM which would see EU nationals and their families be subjected to the UK’s immigration laws.

It is expected that a points-based system will be introduced in its place, where people would need to meet certain criteria to live and work in the UK.

This comes as NO10 is facing criticism after it was announced key Brexit negotiator David Frost will become the UK’s top civil servant.

Sir Mark Sedwill announced his resignation on Sunday after reported clashes with Dominic Cummings.

Mr Frost is currently leading talks with Brussels – but officials say the new appointment won’t affect his existing role.

Elsewhere, Boris Johnson has reportedly given the EU until September to confirm a trade deal.

Face-to-face talks on a deal between the EU and the UK have now begun in Brussels, after both sides pledged to “intensify” discussions.

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