Thursday August 13, 2020

May hopes to lure Labour with customs plan

British officials have been drafting a new law to provide for a customs union style arrangement with the EU to guarantee there is no need for checks on goods crossing the UK’s border

21st May, 2019
Appealing to Corbyn a risk for May. Pic: Getty

Theresa May is weighing up plans to win the support of opposition Labour politicians for her Brexit deal, including potentially a much tighter customs relationship with the European Union, according to a person familiar with the matter.

The British prime minister could set out her proposals in a speech later this week, although none of the plans have been finalised.

Officials have been drafting a new law to provide for a customs union style arrangement...

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