The EU is preparing to grant the UK a third delay to Brexit, according to a leaked resolution seen by Business Insider.
The resolution, which is due to be approved by the European Parliament next week, says an extension should be offered in order to avoid a no-deal Brexit.
One member of the Parliament’s Brexit Steering group says she believes an extension will be offered, following a meeting with chief EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier.
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The EU is preparing to grant the UK a third Brexit extension in October in order to avoid a no-deal Brexit, according to a leaked draft resolution of the European Parliament, seen by Business Insider.
The resolution, which was put together by the Parliament’s Brexit Steering Group, indicates they would support an extension, if there was a clear purpose “such as to avoid a “no-deal exit”, to hold a general election or a referendum, to revoke Article 50, or to approve a Withdrawal Agreement.”
One member of the steering group, Danuta Hübner, who met on Thursday with Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief Brexit co-ordinator, said that the EU is likely to support an extension,
Asked about the prospect of an extension, Hübner said:”It …read more
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