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Brexit: Theresa May 'focused' on leaving on time, despite calls for delay

Theresa May says she remains "focused" on leaving the EU on 29 March, despite calls from her own party for a delay. The PM said she had felt a "real determination" from EU leaders in recent days to find a "smooth and orderly way [to leave] with a deal".But Dutch PM Mark Rutte warned her the UK was "sleepwalking into a no-deal scenario" and needed to "wake up". Mrs May admitted there was "still more to do" before Parliament could vote on her final plan. The UK will leave the EU on 29 March, whether it has agreed a deal or not. The only way to change that is to revoke Article 50, or to request a delay from the EU - which the bloc would have to approve. Pressure on PM to consider Brexit delay What does 12 March Brexit vote date tell u ...