“The British government starts to recognise reality”, Brendan Donnelly (The Federal Trust, United Kingdom)

Brendan Donnelly, Brexit: The British government starts to recognise reality,  14th February 2020

Michael Gove’s acknowledgement that trade between the UK and the EU after 1st January 2021 will be far from frictionless is a watershed in the Brexit process. The claim that Brexit would not significantly impinge upon British trade with the European Union was central to the 2016 Leave campaign. So central indeed that government ministers spent the three years thereafter repeating this dishonest assurance in the face of ever-mounting evidence to the contrary. […]

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