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Talking Our Way Out Of It

This week, the EU27 made the decision to offer the UK an extension of Article 50 to the 31st October 2019. This is longer than May wanted when she wrote to the EU Council earlier this week (30th June) and less than the EU27 wanted (about a year).

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Another week of chaos

The uncertainty this week has been unprecedented. The atmosphere in the Commons frustrated and febrile. Trying to plan for the future is proving more and more difficult for businesses, communities and individuals as the politics of Brexit becomes more and more unpredictable.  

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Defeats, defeats

This week Parliament was due to vote on one of the key Brexit Bill’s needed in case of a ‘No-Deal’ Brexit. The Financial Services (Implementation of Legislation) Bill was scheduled to go before the Commons on Monday 4th March for the final stages.

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The Id(lers) of March

Another week in Brexitland and a busy one at that. This week’s developments are significant for many reasons, but for the purposes of you not spending the day reading this newsletter, let’s focus on two things: 

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A meaningless vote?

This week began with the Prime Minister responding to the five new demands of Jeremy Corbyn in his open letter to her last week. In her response (found here), May rejected Corbyn’s customs union demand but not without spooking her Brexiteer rebels first with her vague language. 

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