‘UK is five times as exposed to Brexit risk as EU’
A senior adviser to EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier warned that Britain could not pursue “sector-by-sector” participation in the European single market.
Stefaan De Rynck also rejected a “buffet-style” transition away from EU membership “where one picks and chooses the bits one likes”.
Mr Barnier insists Britain will not be able to “cherry-pick” trading models. He said: “We won’t mix up the various scenarios to create a specific one and accommodate their wishes, mixing, for instance, the advantages of the Norwegian model, member of the single market, with the simple requirements of the... read more
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