Barnier blows hole in Theresa May’s Brexit plan

Michel Barnier rejected the central part of the UK's proposal for a trade deal in a blow to hopes of reaching an agreement by October. Yuriko Nakao  Bloomberg

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Taking a dig at the Leave campaign's "taking back control" mantra from the 2016 European Union referendum, Mr Barnier warned: "Maintaining control of our money, law and borders also applies to the EU's customs policy".

"I am committed to injecting new energy into these talks, along with Michel".

Barnier separately met with Dominic Raab, the newly appointed UK Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union following David Davis's resignation, to take stock of progress on the withdrawal agreement and review the white paper. We are not going to negotiate on that.

Not only do we have a plan, we are delivering it.

A key recommendation in the wide-ranging report - which takes stock of how food, food security and food regulation are being addressed by the United Kingdom government in the Brexit discussions - is that a hard "food Brexit" must be avoided at all costs, as under World Trade Organization (WTO) rules the United Kingdom would be categorised as a third country.

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British Prime Minister Theresa May, who is having a torrid time steering the Brexit ship towards its goal, will preside over a cabinet meeting in North-east England this summer to mobilise public support for her Chequers Brexit plan, which has been widely criticised and even rocked her own Conservative Party.

Meanwhile, yesterday, Raab was more optimistic, insisting that the two had a "good discussion", with 80 per cent of the withdrawal agreement being agreed upon including citizen's rights.

And he appeared to be making an attempt to separate the thorny issue of the Irish border from the rest of the Withdrawal Agreement which is due to be settled by October, repeatedly referring to a "protocol" on Northern Ireland.

If it wants to have frictionless trade with the EU's single market then it will have to join a customs union, or something like it, which will mean applying the EU's tariffs and reducing the scope for doing free trade deals with others. They helped make the uniforms for the Battle of Waterloo.

"We can really take those opportunities and have that brighter future".

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The UK has said it can not accept a backstop that effectively keeps Northern Ireland alone in the EU customs union, erecting a trade frontier in the Irish Sea.

On security, we are focused on maintain the operational capabilities that keep our people safe across Europe. Those plans are ambitious, principled and pragmatic.

We are striving for the best deal. The deal, which marks an unprecedented transfer of powers from central government to local people in the North of Tyne, is worth £600 million over 30 years and is expected to generate 10,000 new jobs in the region.

We are hiring up to 1,000 more Border Force staff to police our border.

"And I've asked the department to work up options for stockpiling by industry and we are working with industry to prepare for the potential need for stockpiling in the event of a no-deal Brexit". "We are keen to work closely with the European Union on preparedness issues".

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