wab


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wab

(wæb)
n
1. (Zoology) zoology the interdigital skin web on certain animals
2. (Zoology) zoology the set of barbs on the shaft of a bird's feather
3. (Peoples) offensive slang an offensive term for a Mexican living in the US
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The WAB had been due to be published today but that has been delayed in a sign of the chaos at the top of the Government.
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt is understood to have told the Prime Minister to ditch the WAB completely, saying it was clear it would not pass.
A source said May and Javid had a "frank" discussion over the WAB, and the home secretary made it clear the government should not be creating the pathway for a second referendum.
The WAB had been due to be published today in an indication of the chaos at the top of the Government.
The WAB was due to be published today but that has been delayed in a sign of the chaos at the top of the UK government.
13:06 Mrs May confirms that the WAB will be published on Friday.
The Prime Minister's official spokesman was unable to say when the WAB will be published, with work still being carried out on the legislation.
The WAB - which is needed to ratify the deal with Brussels - is expected to include new measures on protecting workers' rights, an issue where agreement with Labour was said to have been close.
Sir Keir was himself blamed by allies of the Prime Minister for scuppering the talks through his support for a second referendum The shadow Brexit secretary said that including a "confirmatory" public vote in the WAB could still end the parliamentary impasse.
Defeat would also deal a heavy blow to the prime minister's already fragile authority and, although the WAB vote would not be a formal confidence motion, Number 10 sources acknowledged its significance "won't be underestimated".
I am thrilled to have her joining us," WAB Artistic Director Aurelien Scannella said during the production of The Nutcracker at His Majesty's Theatre where the Filipina staged her debut early this month.
Twenty-one patients, including 14 (67%) boys and 7 (33%) girls, were admitted for WAB ingestion from September 2008 to February2017.