Poll: Do you think Brexit will happen at the end of March?

The day Britain leaves the EU could be pushed back if Theresa May can’t win approval for her deal.

By Conor McMahon Deputy editor, Fora

CAN YOU BELIEVE it? After more than two years of tit-for-tat politics and painfully slow negotiations – not to mention a daily dosage of uncertainty – Brexit is only four weeks away… or is it?

As the clock counts down to 29 March, Theresa May’s inability to secure approval for her deal with the EU, which has been in limbo for over three months, is pushing the UK closer and closer towards the cliff edge that is a no-deal Brexit.

Or no Brexit at all, as both sides have said in a bid to convince anarchic Tories and other opponents into giving the exit agreement the green light.

A recent Bloomberg report suggested that Europe’s leaders are considering a 21-month long extension to the UK’s departure date if May can’t get her deal through the parliament.

But the “Brexit means Brexit” brigade will likely argue that this is merely another tactic for forcing them into approving an unfavourable deal at the risk of delaying Britain’s departure from the bloc indefinitely.

Meanwhile Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has come out in support of a second referendum if May’s agreement doesn’t progress.

With that in mind, we’re asking Fora readers this week: Do you think Brexit will happen at the end of March?

Note: This poll was updated to include details of Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal for a second referendum.