'Robbie Gibb asked me this question a while ago. I can’t say what he doesn’t know, but I can break down his article' - Steve Analyst 04/05/2020
1. Robbie Gibb asked me this question a while ago. I can’t say what he doesn’t know, but I can break down his article. / 2. I’m going to go through the article line by line to reiterate my original point, starting with the suggestion that our position is “all laid out” in the Conservative Manifesto.
The American Chamber of Commerce to the EU (AmCham-EU) published a cross-sectoral position paper on Tuesday turning the screw on the UK Government’s hard-line negotiating stance. Although it urges both sides to “work to mitigate disruption as much as possible”, the paper deals a devastating blow to Britain’s present strategy.
If the UK keeps high standards it could ruin the chance of getting a trade deal with the US.
Just one in ten Brits wants to scrap EU regulations on environment, food and jobs after Brexit, poll reveals 27/02/2020
Only one in 10 voters wants the UK to abandon European regulations on the environment, labour market and food safety, according to a poll.
Brexit Beyond Tariffs: The role of non-tariff measures and the impact on developing countries 25/02/2020
Non-tariff measures (NTMs) could cause major fractures in post-exit trade relations between the United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU), knocking up to US$32 billion, or 14 per cent, off of UK exports to the EU, according to a new UNCTAD study.
In London for LSE symposium, politicians express confusion at Britain’s post-Brexit stance
Boris Johnson's push to diverge from EU regulations lacks public support, polling expert says 04/02/2020
'Our perceptions as consumers is one where it is not as clear that the mood to diverge and certainly to de-regulate is perhaps as strong as the impression the government seem to be giving'
Pascal Canfin says UK’s zero tariff demands will be rejected, amid conflicting messages.
UK-Australia trade deal after Brexit 'is not a substitute for the EU', warns former Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull 22/01/2020
Malcolm Turnbull said a UK trade deal with Australia would not replace the benefits of being inside the world's largest trading bloc.
New Tory MPs have promised to transform the region, but its greatest threat will come in days, when Britain leaves the EU.
Flexibility does not come for free 16/01/2020
An EU-UK free trade agreement will result in new barriers to trade and border friction even if the UK chooses to unilaterally align itself with EU rules and regulations.
The Chancellor has warned there will be no alignment with EU regulations after Brexit - despite a pledge being made in the North East by Boris Johnson that standards would be protected.
The UK Chancellor said the Treasury would not lend support to manufacturers that favour EU rules.
“This represents the death knell for frictionless trade," said one business leader.
The biggest crisis of Brexit to date actually still lies ahead of us in late 2020.