20 Oct '19 at 9:10 pm #22188
UK Parliament voted for Boris Johnson to request a further delay to Brexit.
The prime minister will introduce the legislation needed next week for the U.K. to leave the EU on Oct. 31.
Johnson sends letter to Brussels formally asking the European Union to delay Brexit until Jan. 31, as stipulated by law, but made it clear he’d rather there was no extension
Move came after MPs voted by 322 to 306 for Letwin amendment forcing government to request Brexit
European Council President Donald Tusk to consult EU leaders on how to react
Johnson could yet deliver on pledge to get Britain out of the EU by the end of the month, an analysis of Saturday’s vote reveals