Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments, including Johnson’s speech on EU trade talks, and Barnier publishing EU’s draft negotiating guidelinesUK will refuse close alignment with EU rules, PM to say 10.23am GMT Barnier says the UK will no longer be able to benefit from the rights and advantages of EU membership. 10.22am GMT Barnier says the EU will seek an ambitious partnership with the UK. But it must be “clear-headed” at the same time, he says.The most ambitious partnership is the one that we had, because we were in the same union. Continue reading…
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Author : Andrew Sparrow
Publish date : 2020-02-03 10:23:17
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