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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks to the newly formed Parliament in London. Buoyed by a big new Conservative majority in Parliament, Johnson toughened his stand on Brexit, ruling out any extension of an end-of-2020 deadline to strike a trade deal with the European Union.(AP PHOTO.)

Brexit by January 31 as House of Commons passes bill

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON DEC 20, 2019 09:18 PM IST
On January 31, the UK will cease to be an EU member, but in practice it will continue in the EU customs union, the single market and obey EU rules until the end of the transition period ending December 31, 2020. It will no longer be represented in the EU parliament or council of ministers.
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