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Cabinet row over Brexit delay as Barnier demands clarity

The Prime Minister is writing to the EU to formally ask for Brexit to be postponed until June 30th or longer. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe)

The Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier told Theresa May that when she comes to Brussels on Thursday, she must explain what sort of Brexit extension she wants – and why.

But that’s not going to be an easy task for Mrs May, with her cabinet divided over whether a long extension is acceptable, and parliament gridlocked after the Speaker warned that he might not allow a further vote on Brexit without substantial changes.

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