An Extension to the Extension (Art. 50)

Theresa May has written to Donald Tusk requesting a further extension to the Article 50 period.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/prime-ministers-letter-to-president-tusk-5-april-2019

Prime Minister’s letter to President Tusk: 5 April 2019 (pdf)

Some key points:

An extension to 30 June 2019 with an option to terminate early

and in terms of the forthcoming elections for the EU Parliament…

The Government is therefore undertaking the lawful and responsible preparations for this contingency including by making the Order that sets the date of the poll.