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The Cost Of Brexit Extension
Britain’s Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington says it is too early to estimate the cost of extending a Brexit transition period after the government indicated it would consider asking for one to break a deadlock in talks with the EU.
Reuters reports Lidington rejected claims that an extension would cost Britain more than 10 billion pounds in payments to the European Union in order to stay in the bloc’s single market and customs union for another year.
According to Reuters, some EU leaders expressed support for a short Brexit extension at a meeting in Luxembourg. EU's Brexit negotiator, along with the leaders for France and Germany, favored a short..
Prime Minister Theresa May signaled to other EU leaders on Wednesday she was open to accepting a longer Brexit delay if she could cut it short, EU officials said, describing her performance at a summit..
According to Reuters, Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel said it remained unclear whether Britain would receive an extension on the deadline for its withdrawal from the bloc ahead of a meeting of EU..
According to Reuters, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday that a longer Brexit extension might be favorable to avoid continued uncertainty, Varadkar said this after his British counterpart..
Pro-Brexit lawmakers in Britain’s upper house of parliament tried on Thursday to thwart an approval. The approval is of a new law that would force Prime Minister Theresa May to seek a delay. The idea..