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Nicky Morgan on Brexit: “Undoubtedly we are not going to be ready”

The Chair of the Treasury Select Committee says the transition will not be long enough—and takes a pop at Boris Johnson for good measure

By Alex Dean  

Nicky Morgan intervenes to stop a hard Brexit, pictured here with Nick Clegg and David Miliband. Photo: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/PA Images

Should Britain stay close to the European Union or prioritise the freedom to strike its own trade deals? This question is currently tearing the government apart as it wrestles with the customs union and what should replace it: a “customs partnership” or “maximum facilitation.”

There is no clarity on this fundamental issue. The Remainers round the cabinet table are insisting on the former, the Brexiteers are insisting on…

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