Some Conservative MPs want the clock paused but Keir Starmer declines to back an extensionLive: all today’s business developmentsDowning Street has rejected calls from some Conservative MPs and the mayor of London to consider extending Brexit talks beyond the new year, saying any trade deal had to be in place and approved before 31 December.Boris Johnson’s spokesman also dismissed the idea of allowing MPs to ratify a trade deal retrospectively as time was too short, saying the Commons would have a vote on any agreement before it came into force. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/dec/21/boris-johnson-rejects-calls-extend-brexit-talks-2021
Author : Peter Walker Political correspondent
Publish date : 2020-12-21 14:49:44
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