British PM frontrunner vows to limit immigration

Though she campaigned for the 'Remain' side, interior minister and Conservative leadership frontrunner Theresa May has said she will honour the result of the referendum and has ruled out holding a general election before 2020The favourite to become Britain’s next prime minister on Sunday vowed to push for an EU trade deal that limits immigration, as a law firm warned Brexit needed parliament’s backing to begin. The shock June 23 vote caused upheaval in British politics and financial markets, leaving lawmakers at odds over what negotiating position to take and when to begin the official exit procedure from the European Union. “The Brexit vote gave us a very clear message that we couldn’t allow free movement (of people) to continue as it had,” May told ITV, adding that she would seek a guarantee for the status of EU nationals already in Britain.

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