Brexit: Michel Barnier questions Theresa May's 'backstop plan'

Brexit: Michel Barnier questions Theresa May's 'backstop plan'
 

EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has criticised Theresa May's proposals for a customs arrangement.
He stressed that he was not rejecting the UK prime minister's ideas - but said any "backstop" to prevent a hard Irish border could not be time-limited.
The UK proposal would see the whole UK matching EU trade tariffs for a period, if a trade deal is not reached by 2021.
Mr Barnier said the UK paper "raises more questions than it answers" but would be examined "objectively".
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8 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 37
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