Britain to push EU on border trade deal in Brexit talks

Brexit secretary David Davis will tell Michel Barnier tomorrow that more imagination and flexibility is required on both sides

27th August, 2017
Brexit secretary David Davis Pic: Getty

Britain will plunge the Brexit talks into further difficulty this week, by pushing for the EU to examine how future trade and customs arrangements along the Irish border will work.

Brexit secretary David Davis will tell the European Commission’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier tomorrow that more imagination and flexibility is required on both sides in the Brexit talks, in a move likely to be resisted by EU officials.

The EU has repeatedly said...

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