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Brexit: and so we approach what negotiators call the “end-game”

The most likely outcome is a soft exit says a former Assistant Director at the Department for International Trade

By David Henig  

Prime Minister Theresa May greets President of the European Council Donald Tusk. Photo: Rick Findler/PA Wire/PA Images

In recent days the smoke has cleared from the Brexit negotiations, and we can now see with reasonable clarity the options for the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. There will either be a border, in the Irish Sea or on the island of Ireland, or there will be a very close relationship at minimum committing the UK to following EU goods regulations sufficient to ensure no border. This fundamental truth will…

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