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Extension to Article 50 Should Have A Purpose and Specific Time Period - McGuinness

March 14, 2019

A request from Britain to extend Article 50 should have a purpose and a specific time period, according to the Vice-President of the European Parliament.

It comes as British MPs face another vote today to decide whether the UK Government should look for a delay to Brexit beyond March 29th.

It’s in the wake of the vote last night in the House of Commons, which ruled out a no-deal Brexit.

MEP for Midlands North-West, Mairead McGuinness says an extension to Article 50 opens up the prospect of the UK taking part in the upcoming European Elections:

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