Last week Hugh Savill of the Association of British Insurers (ABI) said an extension to Article 50 seemed inevitable… now the EU Council has agreed to delay the UK’s departure from the European Union, but that means the ball is right back in Britain’s court.
“After a lengthy discussion, the council today also agreed, subject to a successful vote next week, that in order to provide time for the UK Parliament to agree and ratify a Brexit deal, the date of our departure will now be extended to May 22,” said Prime Minister Theresa May in her March 21 press statement at the EU Council.
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