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UK could exit EU in 10 days, Tory MP says

The UK could "unilaterally" withdraw from the EU in just 10 days' time to prevent parliament from trying to block a no-deal Brexit on 31 October, Tom Tugendhat, a Tory MP who chairs the foreign affairs committee, has said. Downing Street said the idea was not under consideration. Steve Peers, a law professor at Essex University, told The Guardian the UK would need EU assent to change the October date.

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