Brexit transition 'to last until NYE 2020'

Britain could finally sever all ties with Brussels on New Year’s Eve in 2020, according to The Sun.

Theresa May had originally stated she would like to see a transition period of “around two years” after the UK formally leaves the EU on the 29th of March next year, but the EU have pushed for a shorter transition.

A source apparently close to the negotiations told the paper: “The EU timetable is the working assumption and no one seems too upset by that.”

This would of course mean that Britain still has to bow down to Brussels for years to come on everything from open borders to new laws. Many Brexiteers will be wondering why they are being made to wait such a long time to see what they voted actually be delivered. A week is a long time in politics…