Cindy Yu Cindy Yu

The EU has just given parliament more time to take control of Brexit

Last night, the EU27 unanimously rejected Theresa May’s request for a June Brexit extension and told her 22 May at the latest – or 12 April if she couldn’t pass her deal). This pushes the cliff edge back by just a little, and makes nothing easier for her.

If her deal doesn’t pass, she would have to choose a no deal, or a long extension and agree to hold European parliament elections.

But that’s assuming that she will still be in control of the process at that point.

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