Brexit committee seeks clarity on negotiating objectives

The UK government should set out its contingency planning for the risk that there is “no deal” at the end of the article 50 negotiating period, and provide more clarity about its aim to secure a new customs arrangement, the cross-party Exiting the EU Committee  said …

The report divided the committee, with some members saying it was too pessimistic about Brexit. Some members of Parliament walked out of a private meeting of the committee as it was being finalised, saying it was too “gloomy,” BBC News reported. Read more:

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