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Brexit date could be pushed back by a couple of weeks, says UK lawmaker

Britain, the world's fifth largest economy, is due to leave the European Union on March 29

Reuters 

The date Britain leaves the EU could be pushed back by a couple of weeks to give time for legislation to be approved by lawmakers, the leader of Britain's lower house of parliament said, the most senior figure to make such a suggestion. Britain, the world's fifth largest economy, is due to leave the European Union on March 29 but Prime Minister Theresa May's negotiated exit deal was rejected by lawmakers, leaving open the possibility of a disorderly Brexit. Parliament will now vote on a series of amendments on Tuesday with the United Kingdom facing its deepest ...

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First Published: Sat, January 26 2019. 17:17 IST
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