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The unanimity requirement becomes problematic if the purpose is merely to enable the UK to re-open and extend negotiations on the current deal. A new government might be extended that privilege if its stated re-negotiation objectives were not incompatible with EU interests - e.g. full membership of the Single Market or Customs Union - although the hostility of some to Corbyn would not be helpful.
If the new government were led by someone like Boris Johnson whose main objective might be to grandstand and shift the blame for a breakdown to the UK the probability of a further A.50 extension approaches zero. It would be ironic if it were the EU27 which finally lost patience with the UK and effectively booted it out by refusing to extend A.50.
Of course until the notice period or any agreed extension thereof expires, the UK retains the agency to revoke the A.50 notification entirely, even if its intention is merely to play for time and re-invoke it some time later. The ECJ ruling (para. 76) that any such revocation must be:
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