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The first point tonight to note, is that despite the Article 50 extension request letter sent by Boris Johnson, being unsigned, Brussels it seems has accepted it as a genuine and proper request.
And in fact the German economic affairs minister Peter Altmaier, has already strongly indicated that he is minded to offer some sort of extension - and remember, he is close to their Chancellor, Angela Merkel.
Therefore the Prime Minister has fulfilled the requirements of the Benn Surrender Act, whatever the Remainer MPs might try to argue in court.
What Boris Johnson has also done, is quite properly not beat about the bush, but inform those that the government is dealing with, what his and his government's position and intentions are.
But President Macron of France, has already indicated that his backing for a Brexit extension is far from guaranteed .... and it only takes one to turn the request down.
Now, in this afternoon's shenanigans in the House of Bercow - I mean Commons - , the Speaker of the House, John Bercow, gave out his reasons why he would not allow the Prime Minister to bring the motion for a vote on accepting his deal for a second time within a few days.
Whether we agree with Bercow or not, matters not one jot, as he is the Speaker and whatever he says in the House of Commons is the law.
But it did inspire Tory MP Bernard Jenkin who is the Chair of the Public Administration and Constitu..