• Brexit Is To Be Delayed Beyond March 29; Cabinet Ministers Cite - Evening Standard

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  • Delay to Brexit on way, Cabinet ministers reveal


    Brexit looks increasingly likely to be delayed beyond the scheduled exit of March 29, Cabinet ministers today revealed to the Standard. A backlog of at least six essential Bills that must be passed before Britain leaves the European Union has left ministers convinced the timetable will be extended. They include the much-delayed Immigration Bill. Even asking MPs to sit at weekends and cancel their half-term holiday in February may not provide enough time to avoid asking for a delay, several sources have disclosed. A senior minister said: The legislative timetable is now very very tight indeed. "Certainly, if there was ... (full story)