With 6 Month Brexit deadline, UK lawmakers head off on holiday
After the European Union agreed to delay Brexit by six months to end-October, European Council President Donald Tusk pleaded with Britain: “don’t waste this time”.
Hours later, British lawmakers are heading off for a more than week-long Easter break.
The Houses of Parliament are silhouetted in London, Britain April 10, 2019.
REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes With parliament at an impasse on Brexit, lawmakers have faced many long days of debate and late-night votes over the last few months, with a February break in parliamentary business and the first week of the Easter holiday already canceled.