Article 50 trigger date confirmed as May promises to ‘negotiate hard’


The Article 50 trigger date has been confirmed for March 29th 2017 – with Theresa May promising to ‘negotiate hard’ as Britain completes its exit from the European Union by an expected time frame of March 2019:

Theresa May has vowed to “negotiate hard” as Downing Street announced Article 50 would be triggered on 29 March. The official notification will be sent to European Council President Donald Tusk next Wednesday, starting the formal process of leaving the EU. The move will pave the way for two years of negotiations, with the country expected to be out of the bloc by the end of March 2019. Speaking during a visit to Swansea, Mrs May said: “I am very clear that I want to ensure we get the best possible deal for the United Kingdom.” The PM promised to work on a deal “that works for everyone across the United Kingdom and all parts of the UK”.

Source: Sky News

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