Theresa May asks EU for two-year Brexit transition period

Theresa May outlined Friday the government’s position on Brexit and made an effort to smooth the UK’s departure from the EU, providing impetus to the stuttering Brexit talks and proposing that Britain continue to abide by the bloc’s rules until 2021. Mrs. May suggested that the two sides’ access to one another’s markets should continue “on current terms” during an implementation period that would last about two years after the UK leaves the 28-nation bloc in March 2019. That would imply a continuation of EU rules — including free movement of people, payments into the EU budget, and the jurisdiction … Continue reading Theresa May asks EU for two-year Brexit transition period