UK asks EU for 2 12 months extension of Brexit grace interval

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As reported by the BBC, the UK has requested a two-year extension of Brexit grace interval from the European Union. This grace interval could be utilized to checks carried out on commerce transferring between Northern Ireland and the remainder of the United Kingdom so as to restrict the affect Brexit has within the province.

Laura Kueussberg, a political editor, acknowledged that Michael Gove, Britain’s Cabinet Office Secretary, wrote to European Commission’s Vice President Maros Sefcovic asking for pressing political options. 

However, each the EU and the UK have beforehand agreed on the unique Brexit divorce deal that the grace interval would solely final three months, and it might apply to checks on food-related items being transported by supermarkets and a few wholesale teams from Britain to Northern Ireland, to cut back the affect of latest rules post-Brexit.