The European Commission has published a series Accidental actions Thursday to ensure basic air and road connectivity are maintained in the event of a non-free trade agreement with the UK by the end of the Brexit transition period.
Why it matters: This is the best sign that the UK is heading to a hilly Brexit on December 31, a day after Prime Minister Boris Johnson met with European Commission President Ursula von Der Lane in Brussels. Failed to make progress At the main sticking points.
Latest: Johnson Warned On Thursday evening, he said the current suggestion on the list was “not right for the UK” as businesses should make “proper preparations” for the “strong potential” of Brexit without a deal.
Details: The Commission’s contingency measures prescribe restrictions on the maintenance of air services and safety standards for passengers, freight and basic road connectivity for a period of six months.
- Notably, the plan also includes a one-year proposal by EU and UK vessels to “continue to have mutual access” to each other’s fishing waters – one of the most difficult and unresolved issues in the Brexit talks.
- Although a relatively small part of the UK economy, fishing has become synonymous with the restoration of sovereignty because the European Union demands the right to access UK waters.
Large image: Experts say Brexit will be a major hurdle for businesses and livelihoods without a deal with the UK’s largest and closest trading partner, with the Governor of the Bank of England Warning It will destroy the economy for a longer period of time than the corona virus.
- Hardline Breakzights has portrayed that result as an opportunity to restore Britain’s sovereignty, arguing that “no transaction is better than a bad transaction”.
- As the debate continues to escalate in the coming weeks, Johnson ressed that “whatever happens on January 1 will change and people need to be prepared for that change.”
What to look for: Discussions between the best discussions each year will continue over the weekend. Johnson and Von der Lane have agreed to make a firm decision by Sunday about the future of the talks.