United Kingdom passes law forcing May to consult on EU

Martina Anderson

European Union leaders, worn out by the three-year Brexit crisis, have repeatedly refused to renegotiate the Withdrawal Agreement which May agreed in November, though on Tuesday there was speculation in London that Merkel might be open to doing just that.

The British Prime Minister has now finished meeting with President Macron and spoke with Angela Merkel this morning.

Tusk's reference to Brexit holding up other European business, and other remarks later in his letter referring to ways to sideline this, reflect apparent serious concerns by France's Macron, who sees the continued failure of the Brexit process as overshadowing his attempts to reform Europe.

The EU Council President - who published his letter with a tweet stating "there are times when you need to give time time" - wrote: "We should treat the United Kingdom with the highest respect, as we want to remain friends and close partners, and as we will still need to agree on our future relations".

The Commons move came as Brexit talks between the government and Labour resumed.

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Mrs May is already seeking a further Brexit delay to June 30 and European Union leaders will discuss this at an emergency summit on Wednesday.

The Prime Minister is embarking on a diplomatic flurry to plead for an extension, with Mrs Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron, ahead of a crunch European Union summit on Wednesday.

EU Farm Commissioner Hogan was setting out contingency plans in the agriculture sector for a no-deal Brexit to make sure that it impacts farmers as little as possible.

While the Prime Minister appears to prefer a series of short extensions, top Eurocrat Tusk appears to reject this approach, insisting on one long extension instead.

The leaders also discussed the ongoing situations in Yemen and Libya.

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Labour former minister Yvette Cooper said: "Both houses of Parliament have tonight strongly made clear their view that a no deal would be deeply damaging to jobs, manufacturing and security of our country, and also set out support for the Prime Minister in securing an agreement later this week".

It allows the government to seek any extension from 22 May onwards.

European Council president Donald Tusk has suggested offering the United Kingdom a "flexible" extension to Brexit of up to a year, with the option of leaving earlier if a deal is ratified.

Seibert would not further comment on the German government's position regarding May's Friday proposal to delay Brexit until June 30 to avoid crashing out without a deal at the end of this week.

After officials from the two sides met on Monday, the fresh round of talks will include Mrs May's defacto deputy, Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington, and Labour's shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer.

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