Barnier says EU will not compromise standards in future UK trade deal

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Chief Brexit negotiator says any move to abandon European laws and regulations will complicate agreement The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has said that any move by a British government to abandon European-style policies will complicate the agreement of a post-Brexit trade deal in national and regional parliaments across the bloc. The EU was ready to offer the UK the “most ambitious” partnership on trade possible, he said, but was not going to compromise its standards on fair competition, tax, labour law, environmental and food safety. Continue reading... ▶ Full story on
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