Sir Ivan Rogers: Brexit talks to be on humongous scale

Sir Ivan Rogers: Brexit talks to be on humongous scale

Sir Ivan Rogers: Brexit talks to be on humongous scale Rogers : Brexit talks be on a “humongous scale” involving “difficult trade-offs”, the UK’s former EU ambassador says. Sir Ivan Rogers predicted that after the current “phoney war period” there would be an “extremely feisty atmosphere” with much of the talks “to be conducted very publicly”. He also said European leaders expected a UK-EU trade deal would not be ratified until the early to mid 2020s. Sir Ivan, who had been due to leave his post in October, resigned last…

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Brexit: Boris Johnson says countries ‘queuing up’ for trade deals

Brexit: Boris Johnson says countries 'queuing up' for trade deals

Brexit: Boris Johnson says countries ‘queuing up’ for trade deals The foreign secretary also said the UK would not be “hauling up the drawbridge” despite new migration controls promised by Theresa May. Mrs May set out her Brexit strategy – which includes pulling out of the EU single market – in a speech on Tuesday. She also warned the EU not to try to “punish” the UK, saying she would walk away unless the right deal was offered. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Mr Johnson said: “We will no longer…

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