Brexit: May refuses to guarantee 'backstop' end date

Brexit: May refuses to guarantee 'backstop' end date
 

Theresa May has refused to give a guarantee that the government's "backstop" plan on customs after Brexit will not extend beyond December 2021.
The prime minister was forced to agree a cut-off date after Brexit Secretary David Davis threatened to resign.
But speaking to reporters on her flight to the G7 summit in Canada, she twice refused to give a "cast-iron guarantee" that the end date would not slip.
The proposal would see the UK match EU trade tariffs temporarily.
It would be used if a permanent customs deal is not in place at the end of the 21-month Brexit... read more

 
8 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 43
Source: BBC
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