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Brexit

Department for Exiting the European Union written question – answered on 19th June 2018.

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Photo of Tom Brake Tom Brake Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (International Trade), Liberal Democrat Spokesperson (Exiting the European Union)

To ask the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, if he will make an assessment of the prospects of securing an extension to Article 50 to provide more time to negotiate the UK’s departure from the EU.

Photo of Suella Braverman Suella Braverman The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union

It is not the Government’s policy to seek seeking to extend the Article 50 process. We will use all the time available to get the right agreement for the UK and one that works in the mutual interest of both sides.

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