London, Oct 9 Fed up with extending the Brexit deadline repeatedly ,the European Union could extend Britain’s EU membership until as late as next summer , thus allowing Britons to vote for a second referendum on Brexit.
EU leaders have accused Boris Johnson of putting forward UK’s Brexit proposals to solve the Irish border crisis. Chief negotiator Michel Barnier said the EU needed workable solutions “today not tomorrow”.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told MEPs that while he would “not exclude” a deal in the coming days, progress had been limited.Support for a second Brexit referendum in the UK parliament ..
Ahead of the October 31 Brexit deadline, British parliamentarians will have a special Saturday sitting on October 19 to decide the future.
Johnson has said he remains “cautiously optimistic” about a deal.
The session will take place one day after the end of the two-day summit of the European Council in Brussels. The Saturday session could be a decisive gathering.
EU diplomats for the 27 other member states were informedby the European commission that there had not been any change in the UK position to offer hope of a deal being struck.
Prime Minister Boris Johnson is expected to give a full report on the EU summit to MPs and face questions on Britain’s departure date from the bloc.
Johnson would have to seek a Brexit extension, if there is no deal with Brussels/
According to media reports in London, there have been suggestions in Europe that Britain’s EU membership may continue until next summer, if there is no deal.
The British Parliament has sat on four Saturdays since 1939, including September 2 that year, which marked the outbreak of World War II.