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Why Theresa May should ask for a “shared market”

The phrase “managed divergence” has attracted much mystification in Westminster. But there is a way forward

By Marley Morris  

Theresa May should use her speech in Brussels to ask for

A bitter storm sweeps across the UK from the continent, causing widespread disruption: yes, it’s the latest publication from the European Commission on Brexit. Politically and meteorologically, Theresa May makes her pitch this Friday to Brussels in the worst of conditions. The fragile consensus secured in December for the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement is on the brink of collapse after the release of the European Commission’s legal translation of the December deal, in which it…

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