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Extending Article 50 does not automatically stop No Deal

MPs opposed to a No Deal Brexit will try to force the Prime Minister to seek an extension to the Article 50 process when Parliament returns from recess tomorrow. Open Europe's Dominic Walsh argues that extending Article 50 merely delays No Deal, rather than taking it off the table.

Parliamentary action cannot guarantee an extension, even if the proposed Bill passes both the Commons and the Lords and receive royal assent before the prorogation of Parliament begins next week.

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