Britain will not be a “great global trading nation” without an EU deal

Alexandra Jones writes for Prospect about the findings of Cities Outlook 2017

Press release published on 14 February 2017 by Alexandra Jones

This week a government delegation will head to Washington to begin “informal talks” aimed at securing a UK-US trade deal — to come into play once Brexit negotiations with our erstwhile European Union partners have been concluded.

These talks follow the trade negotiation pact agreed by Theresa May with Donald Trump on her recent visit to the United States — a development almost entirely (and somewhat understandably) overlooked in the subsequent uproar around Trump’s travel ban on nationals from majority-Muslim countries, and yet one that represented a modest triumph for the prime minister.

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