On 10 April 2019, the European Council agreed to a further extension to enable further negotiations. The current position is that this extension will last as long as necessary, but no longer than 31 October 2019. The UK's withdrawal from the European Union will take place on the first day of the month following agreement on a deal or on 1 November 2019, whichever is the earliest.

Keeping up to date

The Government has published information about the EU Exit including the Article 50 process, negotiations, and announcements about policy changes as a result of EU Exit:

In addition, Essex County Council's website provides more specific information about how residents may be affected: