LONDON Britain could leave a European Union towards a finish of 2019, instead of early that year as approaching by some politicians, reported a Sunday Times citing sources who have been briefed by ministers that Brexit departments were not ready.
The UK voted to leave a EU on Jun 23, though Prime Minister Theresa May has pronounced she will not plead “Article 50”, a two-year grave routine for divorcing a bloc, this year as a nation needs time to ready for negotiations.
Britain’s general trade minister, Liam Fox, pronounced in Jul that early subsequent year could be a best time for Britain to trigger a divorce talks.
But Article 50 could be invoked after than that, City sources who had been secretly warned by ministers told a Sunday Times, with any delays a outcome of new supervision departments set adult to hoop Brexit and general trade not nonetheless being entirely staffed.
Elections in France in May, and Germany in September, could also pull behind a timing of Britain triggering Article 50, reported a newspaper.
Any check to a Brexit routine is expected to pull critique from a pro-leave side of May’s Conservative party, with comparison members such as John Redwood job for a discerning depart from a bloc.
(Reporting by Sarah Young; Editing by Sandra Maler)