The UK’s wins and losses in the Brexit transition deal
On Monday, Britain and the EU announced a lot of progress on the terms of the British exit from the European Union, specifically when it comes to the so-called “transition stage” which will last until January 1st 2021, and during which Britain will take over EU rules in order to keep access to the EU single market.
Here’s an overview of some “wins” and “defeats” for the UK government.
Some UK “wins”
More control over trade policy during the transition
Britain will be able to negotiate and sign trade deals with third countries during those 21 months, although deals cannot enter into force until …read more