Reality Check: Must UK settle EU divorce before it makes trade deals?

Reality Check: Must UK settle EU divorce before it makes trade deals?
 

The claim: Elmar Brok, who chairs the European Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee, says the UK will have to negotiate its divorce agreement before its future relationship.
Reality Check verdict: We will not know for sure until after Article 50 has been triggered, but a number of senior European politicians support this two-stage process.
Article 50, under which a member may leave the European Union, does not specify which areas should be covered by a withdrawal agreement.
It had been widely assumed that trade would be a crucial part, but Elmar Brok, who chairs the European Parliament's... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Business, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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