Prison » Delay to Brexit on way, Cabinet ministers reveal

London Independent
January 11, 2019

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.

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