RIBA urges Article 50 extension after May's historic defeat

Theresa May 9 Jan QT

Projects already on hold due to uncertainty, warns Vallance

RIBA chief executive Alan Vallance has urged the government to seek an extension to Article 50 after Theresa May suffered the biggest Commons defeat for a government in a century.

Politicians must work all-out to reach an agreement with the EU so Britain does not crash out o March 29 without a deal, a scenario he described as a “disaster” for the profession.

The prime minister’s deal was rejected by 230 votes in last night’s so-called meaningful vote.

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