When will the United Kingdom leave the European Union?
The United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union (‘Brexit’) has been postponed until 31 Januari 2020, at midnight (Dutch time).
The United Kingdom (UK) initially intended to leave the European Union (EU) on 31 October 2019. To that end, the British government signed a withdrawal agreement with the EU. However, because the House of Commons had not yet approved the agreement, the UK requested an extension. For this reason, the 27 remaining EU countries and the British government have decided to postpone Brexit until 31 Januari 2020 at the latest. This date will be moved forward if the UK Parliament and European Parliament both approve the agreement earlier.
As things stand, as long as the UK Parliament and European Parliament have not approved the withdrawal agreement, a ‘no deal’ scenario is still a possibility.