Phil Hogan DESTROYS Barnier’s bid to lock UK into EU rules and regulations after Brexit

A top eurocrat has driven a coach and horses through Michel Barnier’s attempt to to lock UK into EU rules and regulations after Brexit. The EU’s chief negotiator dismissed Boris Johnson’s requests to seal a Canada-style trade deal, insisting the UK must sign up to draconian level-playing field provisions because of its proximity to the … Read more Phil Hogan DESTROYS Barnier’s bid to lock UK into EU rules and regulations after Brexit

Brexit trade talks: Brussels ‘spooked’ as chances of no deal surge after EU tantrum at UK demand

Brussels 'spooked' as chances of no deal surge after EU tantrum. Boris Johnson vs Michel Barnier

Boris Johnson has embarrassed Michel Barnier by highlighting how information from the European Union at the beginning of Brexit negotiations showed how Brussels said a Canada-style free trade deal was the only available relationship with the EU. The UK’s chief Brexit negotiator David Frost has warned Britain would press ahead with securing a Canada-style trade … Read more Brexit trade talks: Brussels ‘spooked’ as chances of no deal surge after EU tantrum at UK demand