Brexit: EU has agreed Brexit 'flextension' until 31 January 2020, Tusk announces – live news

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Brexit: EU has agreed Brexit 'flextension' until 31 January 2020, Tusk announces – live news

Commons to debate motion for 12 December election, as leaked paper shows EU likely to agree extension

From Sky’s Michelle Clifford

EU’s chief Brexit negotiator @MichelBarnier says he’s always happy when decisions are taken after EU27 agree to give UK Brexit “flextension” until Jan 31st. UK can leave earlier if deal ratified

This is from Donald Tusk, president of the European council.

The EU27 has agreed that it will accept the UK's request for a #Brexit flextension until 31 January 2020. The decision is expected to be formalised through a written procedure.

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