Angry EU will REJECT bespoke post-Brexit trade deal for Britain predicts Europhile
Charles Grant, director of the Centre for European Reform thinktank, believes the EU is likely to reject a request for a bespoke agreement, and insist Britain follows the model of Norway, Canada or WTO rules.
Mr Grant said he believes the UK is “counting on the unity of the 27 fracturing”, and hope they see it is in their interests to give the UK a better deal than Canada.
Writing for the Guardian he said EU fears Britain will steal investment by slashing corporate taxes, and will insist on provisions in any deal, that allow it to punish Britain for any such undercuttings.
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