Brexit Update | UK Signals Countdown to Hard Brexit

The recent speech made by the UK Prime Minister on 17 January has set out the most unequivocal statement on the UK’s stance on Brexit to date. Theresa May has now confirmed that the UK “cannot possibly” remain within the EU Single Market or within the existing EU Customs Union.

This is the clearest statement provided so far from the UK government on its intentions in the upcoming negotiations and has been interpreted by many commentators as signalling a ‘hard Brexit’ will now come to pass.

 

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