Brexit extension is on the table but can the UK produce a convincing justification?

Dutch PM Mark Rutte tweeted that should the UK hand in a reasoned request for an extension, I expect a credible and convincing justification. The EU27 will consider the request and decide by unanimity. He says a reasoned request and convincing justification. In the case of asking for extension of Article 5 and looking at things as they stay now , do you think the UK government can produce  a reasoned request and convincing justification, or perhaps they might struggle with this? Read few comments.


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Labour split: What does it mean for British politics and Brexit?

What kind of new dynamics could Labour split bring into the UK political scene and the Brexit debate? Could it be significant or probably not so much? Read few comments.

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn. Credit: http://www.labour.org.uk

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Another step closer to no-deal Brexit?

British MPs said no to no-deal Brexit scenario and have sent PM Theresa May back to negotiate. But the EU says there is not much to negotiate considering the UK red lines. So is the likelihood of no-deal Brexit increasing again or do you see some room for negotiations of some alternative to Irish backstop? (Of course, we do not know what exactly would be a plan that would find a majority in the House of Commons).  Read few comments.


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Brexit: We can expect some nice words from the EU but the Withdrawal Agreement is settled

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Brexit negotiations and the future of EU-UK relations. Where are we heading?

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Brexit: So far PM Theresa May has survived astonishingly well

How serious challenge is PM Theresa May facing from the own party regarding Brexit,, is the Conservative party somehow imploding under the burden of Brexit? Read few comments.

Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech at the 2018 Munich Security Conference. Credit: https://www.gov.uk/

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This week it is crunch time for the Brexit negotiations

This is a summary of the Brexit negotiations by BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg: PM May’s party won’t accept a proposal to keep the UK essentially in the customs union. Parliament is likely to block no deal. The EU won’t accept her Chequers plan. Sounds as a good summary to me. But how do you see the situation, what kind of Brexit are we going to get? Read few comments.


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