'Obviously if we can’t then we will have the very good option also of an Australian-style arrangement,' says PM.
The EU fears that the UK government is deliberately stalling on Brexit trade deal negotiations, and may secretly be aiming to exit European trade arrangements without first agreeing a new deal.
‘They can effectively blame Covid for everything’: What coronavirus means for Brexit talks 12/05/2020
UK showing ‘no real sign’ of approaching trade talks with plan to succeed, key EU official says 08/05/2020
Trade commissioner suggests Britain is planning to blame Covid-19 for Brexit 'fallout'.
A TOP EU official has hit out at the UK Government for making proposals about Brexit talks before a key meeting next month.
European Union Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan said the U.K. will have “full responsibility” for any damage to the British economy after the post-Brexit transition expires...
De facto deputy PM says nearly all EU imports will be subject to checks from next year.
Phil Hogan notes the EU does not have a deal with Australia.
Brussels warns Boris Johnson's timeline for agreeing a free trade deal is 'just not possible' 16/01/2020
EU trade commissioner Phil Hogan also issues warning over goods and tariffs.
Phil Hogan also warns Boris Johnson that 'gamesmanship and brinkmanship are not going to work'.
UK could trade its fishing rights for financial services access after Brexit, EU trade chief suggests 14/01/2020
Britain could end up giving EU fishing fleets access to its waters in exchange for favourable terms on the continent for City financiers, the bloc's trade chief has suggested.
Chief among these is Britain, who in leaving the European Union, has placed a disproportionate emphasis on the potential benefits arising from a new trade deal with the US.
Trade secretary says scrapping protections ‘vital for giving us the freedom and flexibility’ to sign deals.
EU Commissioner Phil Hogan expects the EU member states to grant an extension of the Brexit deadline past 31 October if the UK government asks for one.
EU puts Ireland's commissioner who called Boris Johnson 'unelected' in charge of negotiating Brexit trade deal with UK 10/09/2019
Phil Hogan has rubbished UK's 'global Britain' plan, and said it would become a “medium-sized” nation after Brexit.
Ireland‘s EU commissioner has launched a scathing attack on Boris Johnson, accusing the “unelected prime minister” of “gambling” with the Irish peace process.
The EU executive has already prepared the ground for a new initiative on gene editing to overhaul the current GMO legislation, EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan has said.
EU Commissioner Phil Hogan has said the UK's no-deal tariff plans - proposals that would see no import duties levied on goods entering Northern Ireland across the border - are likely to breach World Trade Organization rules.
Agriculture commissioner says plan is not compatible with WTO rules.
The European Union expects Britain to seek its assistance to avoid disruption to food imports in the event of a no-deal Brexit, the EU’s agriculture chief said on Saturday.
EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan ‘satisfied’ Brussels can provide aid in ‘any exceptional circumstances’.
Brexit Republic - Ep. 14 25/10/2018
This week Brexit Republic looks at UK PM's survival after a week that predicted her political demise in violent terms. Northern Ireland business representatives went to Westminster to bluntly outline their 'no-deal' fears. EU Commissioner Phil Hogan is optimistic of a deal and buoyant about EU unity "despite provocation".