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Does Article 50 give us two years for Brexit, or 18 months?

It's no surprise the government has agreed to publish an exit plan

By Alex Greer  

Michel Barnier, Chief Negotiator for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 of the Treaty of the European Union, speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Thierry Monasse)

Michel Barnier, the European Commission’s chief Brexit negotiator, made headlines yesterday at his first official press conference when he said: “Time is short…All in all, there will be less than 18 months…

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