Britain will not ask for Brexit extension, says Gove

Britain will not ask for a Brexit extension beyond the December 31st deadline.

Cabinet Office minister Michael Gove confirmed the decision.

In a tweet he said:

“I formally confirmed the UK will not extend the transition period & the moment for extension has now passed.

“On 1 January 2021 we will take back control and regain our political & economic independence.”

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Philip Braund spent 16 years at the Daily Mirror as a reporter and news editor before moving to ITV. He was the series producer of the ground-breaking investigation programme The Cook Report, Managing Editor at ITV's Millbank Studios, and Head of News at ITV Central. He has won national and regional Royal Television Society awards for documentaries.



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