UK will not extend Brexit transition period: Johnson spokesman

Published November 4, 2019, 9:36 PM

by Martin Sadongdong & Antonio Colina

By Reuters

LONDON – The British government will not extend the transition period that follows a Brexit withdrawal agreement, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday.

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Metropolitan Police training college in Hendon, London, Britain October 31, 2019.  (Aaron Chown/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)
Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Metropolitan Police training college in Hendon, London, Britain October 31, 2019. (Aaron Chown/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)

The spokesman said the government must continue to prepare for all possibilities including that the country leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 without a withdrawal deal.

 
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UK will not extend Brexit transition period: Johnson spokesman

Published November 4, 2019, 1:36 PM

by Reuters

LONDON – The British government will not extend the transition period that follows a Brexit withdrawal agreement, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday.

Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Metropolitan Police training college in Hendon, London, Britain October 31, 2019.  (Aaron Chown/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson visits Metropolitan Police training college in Hendon, London, Britain October 31, 2019. (Aaron Chown/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo/MANILA BULLETIN)

The spokesman said the government must continue to prepare for all possibilities including that the country leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 without a withdrawal deal.

 
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