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Failing to secure Brexit deal will cost £20bn, HMRC boss warns

Failing to secure Brexit deal will cost £20bn, HMRC boss warns

Failure to placate those rebels could force a tight vote with serious consequences for both May's authority as leader of a minority government and the future trading relationship between Britain and the EU.

"We look forward to the passage of the EU Withdrawal Bill next week and hope that, whether various amendments are passed or defeated, we will have a clearer picture of what happens next".

The inclusion of the December 2021 date in the latest government document on the Temporary Customs Arrangement, as it has become officially known, is thought to have been a response to demands for a clear time limit from Brexit Secretary David Davis.

In an open letter to voters, Best For Britain warned that there was a danger of the political establishment "sleepwalking the country over the Brexit finish line" in March without any clarity over whether the deal will be good for the UK.

Lord Malloch-Brown, a former United Nations deputy secretary general, said the "chronic uncertainty" surrounding Brexit talks was harming business and it was "time to settle this once and for all". What is feasible with a territory the size of Northern Ireland is not necessarily feasible with the whole UK.

He also declined to be drawn into the controversy surrounding United Kingdom foreign minister Boris Johnson's reported comments at a private dinner on Thursday that the United Kingdom was heading for a "Brexit meltdown".

And the paper adds a temporary arrangement "could only be provided in law" if an EU-UK divorce deal and a future partnership framework are agreed.

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Brussels had demanded that Northern Ireland remain aligned with European Union customs regulations once Britain leaves, in a bid to prevent a hard border appearing between Northern Ireland and the Republic.

Brexit tensions roiled the British government for the second time in two days Friday June 8, 2018, after Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was quoted as saying compromises may bind the U.K.to the European Union for years to come. And amid the torturous, anorakish Brexit debate, replete with talk of backstops, a customs union, the Customs Union, a customs partnership, max fac, regulatory alignment, regulatory divergence, cherry-picking and cake-eating, it is a question that we can not let escape us.

The idea of the backstop is controversial with eurosceptics, who fear it will keep Britain tied to the EU's rules for years after it leaves the bloc on March 29, 2019.

The EU backstop option has been rightly criticised for reducing the single market "access of Northern Ireland to ... goods, including agricultural and electricity".

The Irish government - which is pressing for "substantial progress" on the issue by an European Union summit later this month - said it would consider the proposals.

The pro-EU Best For Britain claimed the UK's backstop plan was "dead on arrival" in Brussels.

According to BuzzFeed News, the leading Brexiteer joked to the Thatcherite campaign group that Donald Trump would "get somewhere" if he was leading the Brexit negotiations.


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