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Longer Brexit transition just an idea - UK PM May's spokeswoman

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LONDON (Reuters) - People should not overplay the idea of an extension to a Brexit transition period during which Britain would keep EU rules in place after it leaves the bloc, a spokeswoman for Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday."We shouldn't get ahead of ourselves. What we have is an idea, we haven't got a detailed proposal by any stretch. We begin negotiations again next week and this is one of the ideas that will be explored," she said.The prospect of a longer transition has angered some lawmakers in May's Conservative Party. The spokeswoman said May would brief around 120 business ...

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First Published: Fri, October 19 2018. 16:15 IST