A Downing Street spokesman said the government wants the negotiations to start as soon as possible but added that ministers "fully appreciate it is right that the other 27 European Union states have time to agree their position".
Tusk reiterated on Monday that he would send governments a draft of Brexit negotiating guidelines within 48 hours of May's letter, which will set out Britain's demands for the talks. This will then be signed off by the 27 at another European Council meeting, likely to be held around June.
"There is no change in our position. There is not going to be an early general election". "It's not going to happen".
Last week Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said that she plans to push for a second Scottish referendum, despite May saying it was not the right time. The decision triggered the near-immediate resignation of the country's former Prime Minister, David Cameron, and.
Article 50, the formal notification of Britain's intention to leave the European Union, will be triggered on March 29, a Downing Street spokesperson confirmed on Monday morning.
"I have also been clear that as we leave the European Union I will work to deliver a deal that works for the whole of the United Kingdom".
Despite 52 per cent of Wales voting to leave the EU, Plaid Cymru is rallying against hard-Brexit and is pushing for single market access in the up-coming EU negotiations. "That's why we believe the people should have the final say over the Conservative Brexit deal".
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