Rejected petition Suspend EU negotiations and extend transition to focus on threat of Covid-19

Government should suspend Brexit/EU negotiations immediately and request a long extension to focus on combating the risks to citizens, services and businesses of Covid-19.

Government should then consult further with the people on what kind of Brexit is best for Britain via another referendum.

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Everything has changed since the Coronavirus outbreak. Supply chains, businesses, public services and jobs are threatened by the outcome of the Brexit negotiations at a time when Coronavirus is highlighting why food security and supply chains matter.

Once the Covid-19 outbreak has gone, the British people should have the opportunity to think again - via a referendum - on whether they want a hard Brexit which diverges from EU rules or a soft Brexit which keeps frictionless trade with the EU.

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