Peter Lilley: Nothing to fear if we decide on a no-deal Brexit

FOR two years, I have advised businesses to prepare for Brexit assuming no UK/EU Trade Agreement. A trade deal would be the best outcome.
But the Chequers plan is moribund and it is time to recognise that ‘no deal’ is likely and would be a good second best – making a better deal possible later.
Leaving with no trade deal with the EU has four consequences.
First, we would trade with the EU on World Trade Organisation (WTO) terms. As Trade and Industry Secretary, I spent 10 days incarcerated in the Heysel Stadium negotiating the Uruguay Round which set up the WTO.
Far from ‘falling off a... read more

 
22 August 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 63
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