Tag: European Council

Statement by Donald Tusk on Brexit 20 March 2019

Statement by Donald Tusk on Brexit 20 March 2019 after receiving a letter from Theresa May asking for an extension to the Article 50 period which is due to expire on 29 March 2019. https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2019/03/20/statement-by-president-donald-tusk-on-brexit/ …I believe that a short extension will be possible, but it will be conditional on a positive vote on the […]

UK invokes Article 50

The UK On the 29 March 2017, Prime Minister Theresa May wrote to European Council President Donald Tusk to notify him of the UK’s intention to leave the EU. The letter was delivered by Sir Tim Barrow, the UK’s ambassador to the EU. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/prime-ministers-letter-to-donald-tusk-triggering-article-50 …. Today, therefore, I am writing to give effect to the […]