U.K.'s Brexit Plan To Be Published In February At Earliest: Reports

By Carla Mozee Markets MarketWatch Pulse

The U.K. will publish its plan for Brexit in February at the earliest, according to media reports Wednesday. The blueprint will be released when the government is ready, but that it won't be next month, the minister in charge of Brexit, David Davis, told lawmakers. Last week, the U.K.'s parliament voted to approve a Brexit timetable put forward by Prime Minister Theresa May after she agreed to outline her goals. May, who wants to begin negotiations with the European Union by the end of March, is facing pressure to cooperate with lawmakers due to a legal battle. The Supreme Court is weighing whether the government is obliged to consult parliament on its Brexit plans, and the judges are expected to deliver their decision in January.

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