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Britain is operating as if a Brexit delay is there for the taking. It's not. Jan 2019
"'No deal is the default,' [Fabian Zuleeg, the chief of the European Policy Center] said. 'It is the only option on the table where you don't need a majority.'"

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Thu Feb 28th, 2019 at 08:15:23 PM EST
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Brexiteers spell out three tests for EU deal, scale back opposition to Irish backstop
"The mechanism has got to be legally binding, so effectively treaty-level change," one of the group, Conservative lawmaker Michael Tomlinson, said in an interview with the newspaper.

"The second part is the language. It can't be a reinterpretation of the withdrawal agreement or a re-emphasis; it's got to be really clear language as to where we are going ... The third requirement is a clear exit route."
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The [UK] attorney general is trying to secure an enhanced "arbitration mechanism" that allows Britain or the European Union to provide formal notice that the backstop should come to an end, the Telegraph said.

Demands for an "independent" arbitration panel by the negotiators are being resisted by the EU, outside the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice, according to the newspaper.
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"I urge my Labour colleagues to consider voting for an improved deal," [Labour MP Caroline Flint] told Sky News.



Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Mon Mar 4th, 2019 at 06:42:07 PM EST
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