The Last Post: Is Britain setting the stage to lose its dangerous game of chicken?

Our neighbour seems to be laying the groundwork for no deal which, when it happens, can then be conveniently blamed on the EU

30th August, 2020
The Last Post: Is Britain setting the stage to lose its dangerous game of chicken?
Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator on Brexit, has said he is disappointed, concerned and surprised by the lack of progress on the trade talks Picture: Getty

Many of us have averted our gaze from Brexit and its aftermath, bored by how long we‘ve been hearing about it, and more worried by the immediacy of our many other problems.

But the ongoing negotiations between the EU and Britain on a new trade deal have not been going well by all accounts, and this could be crucial to the speed of our eventual economic recovery.

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