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UK Permanent Representative to the EU

A government spokesman has made a statement on the resignation of the UK Permanent Representative to the European Union.

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The spokesman said:

Sir Ivan Rogers has resigned a few months early as UK Permanent Representative to the European Union. Sir Ivan has taken this decision now to enable a successor to be appointed before the UK invokes Article 50 by the end of March. We are grateful for his work and commitment over the last 3 years.

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Published 3 January 2017