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What happens if Britain leaves the EU without a deal?

It won't be pretty

By Jonathan Lis  

Brexit Secretary David Davis gives evidence to the Brexit Select Committee in the House of Commons, London © PA/PA Wire/PA Images

Over the last few weeks, a once-unimaginable scenario has been gathering momentum towards acceptability and even expectation. This scenario is that, far from leaving the European Union with a brand-new trade deal to replace the single market, a deal on customs to enable the free flow of goods, and a framework agreement to cover the vast range of our non-commercial integration, the two-year hourglass of Article 50 will simply run…

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