A new report informs us that officials have abandoned the Government’s ‘cake and eat it’ Brexit deal.
They accept there will be a painful trade-off between market access and political control if and when Britain leaves the EU.
This is different from the position of both main political parties, but civil servants are now presenting ministers with compromise positions.
Terry Scuoler, chief executive of the Engineering Employers’ Federation, was to warn David Davis, Phil Hammond and Greg Clark not to ‘set about ideologically dismantling the best free-trade agreement in the world’.
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