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Sinn Fein MEP Warns Article 50 Extension Needed to Avoid No-Deal Brexit

March 13, 2019

MEPs meeting in Strasbourg will today assess the outcome of the Brexit deal vote in the UK House of Commons last night.

They will discuss the consequences of the British Parliament’s decision to reject the deal for a second time.

In addition, a series of votes are set to take place to mitigate the effects of a no-deal scenario.

The areas covered include travel, air and road transport, Erasmus, social security and fishing.

Meanwhile, British MPs in London will today vote on whether to rule out a no-deal outcome.

Sinn Fein MEP Matt Carthy, says an extension to Article 50 is needed , even if MPs decide against crashing out of the EU:

Out words: of March

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