السبت، 31 ديسمبر، 2016
Brexit: Theresa May urged to rule out interim deal
Image copyright PA Image caption The UK must have the flexibility to negotiate its own trade arrangements, Brexit campaigners argue Theresa May has been urged to rule out a transitional Brexit deal and ensure the UK"s full exit from the EU within two years of negotiations beginning.
Campaign group Leave Means Leave said a “clean, swift” exit should be among the PM"s red lines for upcoming talks.
It also said the UK must withdraw from the single market, customs union and common farming and fisheries policies.
On Thursday, a former top EU lawyer warned of a “catastrophe” for the UK if no interim trade accord was struck.
Jean-Claude Piris, head of the EU Council"s legal service from 1988 to 2010, said there was no way the UK could negotiate a new free trade deal with the rest of the EU in the two years set aside for determining the UK"s exit – warning it would take at least five years and probably more.
"Walk away"He told the Financial Times that the UK must..